Hospice Care

March is National Professional Social Work Month! And March 20 is World Social Work Day. The team at aCremation thanks the social workers across the great State of Texas for the amazing contributions they make to the families we serve. For more information about this...

[caption id="attachment_5730" align="alignright" width="195"] Susie Jones and Nana Essi receiving aCremation's Hospice Caregivers of the Month award from Frank Seddio.[/caption] Caring for those with Alzheimer’s requires a very special set of skills. At times it can be stressful, tiring, physically demanding, and emotionally exhausting. When aCremation...

“She gets her hands dirty,” is how one family described aCremation’s March winner of its Dedicated Caregiver of the Month award, Simetah Williams. Simetah is the director of the memory care unit for Brookdale on Kempwood Road in Houston, Texas. According to the family who nominated...

Caregiver recognized for communications and compassion [caption id="attachment_5501" align="alignright" width="181"] Sabrina Spies (aCremation), Sabra Egbert and Allison Young (Silverado Hospice) - left to right.[/caption] When Sabra Egbert ministers to families, it’s her outstanding people skills and compassion that truly sets her apart. She is a volunteer coordinator...

Articles about the care and support that hospices provide families can be easily found. But it’s difficult to find an article from a funeral director’s perspective about the gifts hospices provide – although all of us know the immense value provide as part of their...

This week ends one of the best national recognition months - National Hospice Palliative Care Month. Although many are not aware of its existence, there couldn’t be a more impressive and valuable group to recognize. Learn more from the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO). More patients...