Improving Advance Care Planning
Discussing and documenting your healthcare wishes doesn’t always guarantee you’ll get the kind of care you want, yet there is undeniable value in having those conversations, says our Executive Director Jennifer Moore Ballentine.LEARN MORE
Wishing You Light in the Darkness This Holiday Season and Always
On December 21, two things will happen: It is the shortest day so the longest night of the year, and for the first time in 800 years, Jupiter and Saturn will align so closely in their orbits as to form a “double planet” when viewed from Earth.LEARN MORE
“Faces of Caring” Need Our Support, Now and Always
This month, in line with National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, we are celebrating Faces of Caring.LEARN MORE
Coming Together in Times of Crisis: COVID-19 Pandemic Has Underscored Need for Palliative CareLEARN MORE
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January Now the Deadliest COVID-19 Month in San Diego
With hospitals seeing record COVID deaths, experts fear the long-term toll on health care workers, including increased risk of burnout and moral distress.READ MORE
Institute Honored with 2020 Compassionate Care Leadership Award
The CSU Shiley Institute for Palliative Care has received the 2020 Compassionate Care Leadership Award for Organizations from the Coalition of Compassionate Care of California.READ MORE
THE MERCURY NEWS
The COVID-19 Talk Families Need to Have Now
Healthcare experts say all adults should think about their end-of-life wishes now, to ease burden on themselves, their families, and health workers if the worst should happen.READ MORE
Palliative Care Beyond Hospice is Spreading to More States
As evidence grows about the multiple benefits of palliative care for patients, families, and health systems, more states are taking steps to extend such coverage to millions more people.READ MORE