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Making Dreams Come True

The WV Caring Staff, Elkins High School staff and students, Elkins Police and Mayor came together to honor a wish for Austin Van Pelt, an 18 year-old patient of ours. Austin wanted to ride a bus to Elkins High School to visit some of his former classmates; but it did not stop there. The Bat Signal came on and Batman drove in his Batmobile from Huntington, WV’s Gotham City, to see Austin and lead a Hope Rally with the entire student body and to help raise funds for Austin’s family.

November National Hospice and Palliative Care Month Sparks Opportunity to Dispel Myths About End of Life Care

Americans are living longer and healthier lives than ever before. Yet inevitably – 100% of us will die, and the clear majority will experience debilitating advanced illness for which curative treatment is no longer effective.

Salute Dedicated, Compassionate People In Hospice Care During National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, and I encourage fellow West Virginians to be more aware of the innovative and compassionate end-of-life care available throughout the Mountain State.

West Virginia Caring CEO Urges Consumers to View Hospice Services in a New Light

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Advanced illness organizations nationwide are reaching out to raise awareness about these often-misunderstood benefits which are covered by Medicare Part A and most commercial insurance plans.

How to Support Primary Caregivers of Seniors

Caregiving is not an easy task whether it is paid or unpaid. It can take its toll on people responsible for the day to day living of older adults, those with limited mobility or impairment and seniors nearing end of life. In the US, there are over 39 million caregivers. Emotional and physical burdens affect […]