A Blessing of Hands

Audrey SmithHospice

Some of the first individuals to greet our guests and their families when they walk through the door of Hospice House & Support Care of Williamsburg are our Companions. Our Companions are Certified Nursing Assistants, but we call them Companions because that is the heart of what they do at Hospice House.  They are the individuals who join our guests … Read More

A Celebration of Life 2016

Audrey SmithGrief, Hospice, Uncategorized

What’s the benefit of a ritual?  What’s the purpose of having a memorial service? A funeral?  A celebration of life? When we talk about ritual in reference to grief the answer is three-fold: Rituals help restore feelings of control. When we experience any kind of loss (a death, divorce, etc.) we become aware that the world (and life in general) … Read More

4th Annual Hike for Hospice

Stacy Keating

Leisurely two mile walk and Celebration of Life on April 23, 2016 WHY HIKE FOR HOSPICE? Hospice House & Support Care of Williamsburg provides physical, emotional, social, and spiritual support to enhance the quality of living for individuals facing the last phases of life as well as support the people that they love. Hospice House offers services free of charge … Read More