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Sunday Night Live is all new this year!

September 27, 2023

Published:  September 27, 2023 Kansas City Hospice is celebrating our 25th year of empowering the Kansas City community through our specialized Grief Support Services and programs. Solace House, Kansas City…

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Mind, Body and Soul

September 6, 2022

By: Bethany Vonseggern, Communication Coordinator  Published: Sept 6, 2022 Mind, body and soul. These three focal points seem to be a mantra that never stops being said. We are to…

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Inspiration Meets Passion

April 26, 2022

By Bethany Vonseggern, KCH Communications Coordinator Published: April 26, 2022 What inspires you? Is it your surroundings, hobbies, loved ones, art? This list could go on and on as there…

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Your heart matters to those who care

February 22, 2022

Published: Feb 22, 2022 Life comes with many decisions and throughout our lives we are constantly seeking information to help inform our decisions. This may include calling your child’s doctor’s…

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Why pronouns are important

January 11, 2022

What are personal pronouns? Gender pronouns, or personal gender pronouns, refer to the set of pronouns that an individual wants others to use to reflect their gender identity. Many people…

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Much more than a store, it’s a story

July 6, 2021

Much more than a store, it’s a story was published in the July/August 2021 issue of Healthy Kansas City Magazine and is shared with permission. I pulled a beautiful jacket out of the box and smiled. I remember when Mom and I went shopping and she tried this on. She looked great, but she thought it was too expensive. Growing up in the Depression meant that almost anything not handmade was too expensive. I told her that she deserved a splurge and she could wear it to church. So, she reluctantly bought it.

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Please wear a tux

June 8, 2021

“Please wear a tux,” I said over the phone to Don, the classical violinist I was hiring to play a special concert for my Romanian soul mate, Ed, who had Alzheimer’s and was receiving hospice care.

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Heroes for Hospice 2021

June 4, 2021

Heroes for Hospice 5K is a run/walk that raises money for Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care and MidlandCare of Topeka. It was created by two Kansas City philanthropists who have very personal connections with hospice. The pandemic put us off our stride last year, and this year’s event on June 12 comes with hope for a return to more normal life!

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