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Hospice: An Unheralded Model for Quality Health Care

by Naomi Naierman and Marsha Nelson Since its inception, hospice has been ahead of its time, focusing on delivering high-quality, holistic care to patients and families, with features that are only recently being adopted by the rest of the healthcare … Continue reading

Our Legacy

In our last days, American Hospice Foundation made two bequests to further the development of two pieces of our vision we would like to see continue. Consumer choice. We are proud to fund Altarum Institute’s Center for Consumer Choice in Health Care … Continue reading

Farewell From Naomi Naierman

The American Hospice Foundation closed its doors in June 2014 after more than 20 years of improving access to quality hospice care through public education, professional training, and consumer advocacy. I am so proud of the energy of our staff, … Continue reading

Thanks for visiting our library of resources. It is part of the legacy we leave for all who come after us. The American Hospice Foundation (AHF) closed its doors in June 2014. For over 20 years, AHF worked to improve … Continue reading

Choosing a Hospice: 16 Questions to Ask

Hospice is a set of services that we all may need someday – if not for ourselves, for our parents. While death is not an option for any of us, we do have choices about the services we use at … Continue reading

Choosing a Hospice: 16 Questions to Ask

Hospice is a set of services that we all may need someday – if not for ourselves, for our parents. While death is not an option for any of us, we do have choices about the services we use at … Continue reading

Quotes on AHF’s Impact

EXPERTS ON HEALTHCARE QUALITY MEASUREMENT The National Quality Forum was pleased to have the American Hospice Foundation on the Palliative and End of Life Care steering committee, which identified and endorsed 12 new measures for public reporting and quality improvement … Continue reading

AHF: 20 Years of Education and Advocacy

American Hospice Foundation closed its doors in June 2014 after nearly 20 years of improving access to quality hospice care through public education, professional training, and advocacy on behalf of consumers. AHF leaves a legacy of educating the public about hospice and … Continue reading

About Us

American Hospice Foundation closed its doors in June 2014 after nearly 20 years of improving access to quality hospice care through public education, professional training, and advocacy on behalf of consumers. AHF leaves a legacy of educating the public about hospice and … Continue reading

Writing a Condolence Note After a Pet Death

By Helen Fitzgerald, CT When my beloved poodle Rusty died, it was so nice to receive condolence notes from friends who were also pet lovers. Others, even though they were kind, really didn’t know what to do or what to … Continue reading