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Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on all the people who touch our lives, to say "thank you" for the gifts of family, friends and loved ones, and to treasure the moments and the memories [...]

Be Part of Giving Tuesday!

Join the global giving community for #GivingTuesday 2016 on November 29. Since its founding in 2012, #GivingTuesday has inspired giving around the world, resulting in greater donations, volunteer hours, and activities that bring about real [...]

Palliative Care Changed My Quality of Life

When four-time cancer survivor Janice Feenstra was diagnosed with an incurable, but treatable cancer, she was hopeful and ready to endure chemotherapy and radiation to keep the cancer under control. Over time Janice became "sick [...]

At Group We Listen, Acknowledge and Learn From Each Other

Connie Hill was apprehensive to attend her first grief support group, but she's very thankful she did. Avow's bereavement counselor instantly put her at ease. Connie describes her experience as "uplifting, positive and healing, and [...]

They Cared for Dad and Showed Concern for Me Too.

While sitting vigil at his father's bedside at Avow's Frances Georgeson Hospice House, Chris Farrugia observed nurses speaking warmly and compassionately to his father as they adjusted pillows and offered a gentle touch to his [...]

Grief at the Holidays – Tips for Coping

Grieving the loss of someone is always challenging, but it can be increasingly so during holiday time. If you are dealing with loss or know someone who is, the following tips may be helpful… Tips [...]

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