Category Archives: Press Releases

Hospice Volunteers Win Governor’s Award

(GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA)– The 200+ volunteers of Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro (HPCG) have received a Governor’s Volunteer Service Award. This honor, created by the Office of the Governor in 1979, recognizes North Carolina’s most dedicated volunteers. “Our volunteers are so deserving of this award,” said Teresa Canady, director of volunteer services at HPCG. continue reading…

Hospice Organizations Announce Intent-to-Merge Plans

Alamance-Caswell & Greensboro Hospice Organizations Announce Intent-to-Merge Plans to Better Meet End-Of-Life Care Needs for Patients and Families March 6, 2019 (Burlington & Greensboro, NC)– Two of the leading not-for-profit hospice organizations in North Carolina announced plans to explore combining operations, staff and outreach efforts to better meet end-of-life care needs of residents in Alamance, continue reading…

HPCG Welcomes New Director of Beacon Place

(GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA)—LaSandra Keen, RN, has joined Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro (HPCG) as its director of inpatient services. In this role, Keen oversees Beacon Place, HPCG’s inpatient hospice home. Previously, Keen served as director of care management at Silverback Care Management in Texas. Prior to this experience, she worked at HPCG in various continue reading…

This Veteran’s Day

Jose Narosky is quoted as saying, “In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.” Many veterans we care for at Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro (HPCG) come to us with complex feelings about their military experience. No longer battling for their country, they instead are battling serious illness. It is our role as trained hospice continue reading…

The Rev. Lou Wallace Receives 2018 Peter Keese Leadership Award

(GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA)—The Reverend Lou Wallace, a well-known grief counselor, received the 2018 Peter Keese Leadership Award on September 5, 2018. Wallace is credited with establishing North Carolina’s first community-based hospice bereavement program at Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro (HPCG). Presented by The Carolinas Center (TCC), this annual award recognizes a North Carolina leader continue reading…

HPCG and Greensboro Public Library Launch Community Read of “The Bright Hour”

(GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA)–The Greensboro Public Library and Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro (HPCG) have teamed up to launch a Community Read of “The Bright Hour,” the bestselling memoir by local writer, Nina Riggs. To kick off the Community Read, they will hold the event “Reflections on ‘The Bright Hour’: A Conversation with John Duberstein” on Tuesday, continue reading…