Day Away Program

Day Away Program

"It's about friendship, communication, having a laugh, and doing something together."Hospice care is focused on providing opportunities for quality...

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Honouring Our Volunteers

Honouring Our Volunteers

We are thrilled to be celebrating volunteers who have been with Hospice of Waterloo Region for 20, 15, 10 and 5 years. Volunteers at Hospice support...

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Bereavement Support

Bereavement Support

Karen's family share their story...A terminal diagnosis can be devastating for a family, and requires much support. Karen, a long-time gardening...

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Being a Palliative Care Nurse

Being a Palliative Care Nurse

In order to give care, we need to take care...I feel that being a palliative care nurse has made me a better person. I’m not referring to what some...

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Caring Together Newsletter

Caring Together Newsletter

Caring Together is a special newsletter to thank our valued supporters who make our mission possible...so that we may engage our community to...

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Resources for Caregivers

Resources for Caregivers

April 5th is National Caregiver Day, which is a day to recognize the significant contributions of the caregivers in our lives, who sacrifice their...

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Saying Goodbye to a Beloved Pet

Saying Goodbye to a Beloved Pet

The loss of a pet is heartbreaking. They are family members, companions, confidants, and often the most comfortable social interaction we may have....

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2021: A Milestone Year

2021: A Milestone Year

A Look Back at 2021The year 2021 was a significant one for Hospice Waterloo Region. We celebrated the grand opening of our new home, The Gies Family...

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Lights of Love: Linda’s Story

Lights of Love: Linda’s Story

It Was My Time With My DadHospice Waterloo Region’s Lights of Love is a wonderful way to become part of our compassionate community by helping to...

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A Look Back: Lights of Love

A Look Back: Lights of Love

A Look Back At Our Inaugural Lights of Love Outdoor Lighting and Memorial CeremonyOn Sunday, Nov. 28, we hosted our inaugural Lights of Love outdoor...

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Grief in the Digital Age

Grief in the Digital Age

Grief in the Digital AgeHumans have used technology to record and remember the past since the advent of hieroglyphs, cuneiform, and the earliest...

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Summer at The Gies Family Centre

Summer at The Gies Family Centre

Looking Back at our First Summer in The Gies Family CentreThe Gies Family Centre Hospice Waterloo Region officially opened in March 2021, including...

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Come Hike and Bike With Us!

Come Hike and Bike With Us!

Join us for this year's Hike and Bike for Hospice of Waterloo Region!Every September, hundreds of people lace up their hiking shoes, pump up their...

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2021 #YODOContest: Winning Films

2021 #YODOContest: Winning Films

Watch the Winning #YODOContest FilmsHospice Waterloo Region (HWR) partnered with the Grand River Film Festival (GRFF) in 2020/2021 for the inaugural...

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Send Messages of Love and Hope

Send Messages of Love and Hope

The community is invited to participate in Hands to HeartsWe all love to receive cards in the mail. And in this time of COVID, it feels even more...

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Opening the Cook Family Residence

Opening the Cook Family Residence

When I began working at Hospice Waterloo Region in September 2020, I walked in knowing that we were building — and opening — a 10-bed hospice in the...

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Meet the #YODOContest Judges

Meet the #YODOContest Judges

Hospice Waterloo Region is pleased to announce the judges for our short film competition, You Only Die Once: #YODOContest.When Hospice Waterloo...

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Grand Opening Special Guests

Grand Opening Special Guests

Hospice Waterloo Region is pleased to announce Grand Opening Special Guest David Chilton and Performances by Drayton EntertainmentPresented by...

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Hands to Hearts

Hands to Hearts

Help us send messages of love and hopeWe all love to receive cards in the mail. And in this time of COVID, it feels even more important to reach out...

read more
Learn about Advance Care Planning

Learn about Advance Care Planning

We Are Here to HelpIt’s important to discuss your wishes for your own healthcare in the event you are too ill or injured to make those decisions for...

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Join Our Online Book Study

Join Our Online Book Study

Join Mark and Martina of Hospice Waterloo Region as they explore and discuss With the End in Mind: Death, Dying & Wisdom in the Age of Denial by author Kathryn Mannix in this online Book Study.

read more
Day Away Program

Day Away Program

"It's about friendship, communication, having a laugh, and doing something together."Hospice care is focused on providing opportunities for quality...

read more
Honouring Our Volunteers

Honouring Our Volunteers

We are thrilled to be celebrating volunteers who have been with Hospice of Waterloo Region for 20, 15, 10 and 5 years. Volunteers at Hospice support...

read more
Bereavement Support

Bereavement Support

Karen's family share their story...A terminal diagnosis can be devastating for a family, and requires much support. Karen, a long-time gardening...

read more
Being a Palliative Care Nurse

Being a Palliative Care Nurse

In order to give care, we need to take care...I feel that being a palliative care nurse has made me a better person. I’m not referring to what some...

read more
Caring Together Newsletter

Caring Together Newsletter

Caring Together is a special newsletter to thank our valued supporters who make our mission possible...so that we may engage our community to...

read more
Resources for Caregivers

Resources for Caregivers

April 5th is National Caregiver Day, which is a day to recognize the significant contributions of the caregivers in our lives, who sacrifice their...

read more
Saying Goodbye to a Beloved Pet

Saying Goodbye to a Beloved Pet

The loss of a pet is heartbreaking. They are family members, companions, confidants, and often the most comfortable social interaction we may have....

read more
2021: A Milestone Year

2021: A Milestone Year

A Look Back at 2021The year 2021 was a significant one for Hospice Waterloo Region. We celebrated the grand opening of our new home, The Gies Family...

read more
Lights of Love: Linda’s Story

Lights of Love: Linda’s Story

It Was My Time With My DadHospice Waterloo Region’s Lights of Love is a wonderful way to become part of our compassionate community by helping to...

read more
A Look Back: Lights of Love

A Look Back: Lights of Love

A Look Back At Our Inaugural Lights of Love Outdoor Lighting and Memorial CeremonyOn Sunday, Nov. 28, we hosted our inaugural Lights of Love outdoor...

read more
Grief in the Digital Age

Grief in the Digital Age

Grief in the Digital AgeHumans have used technology to record and remember the past since the advent of hieroglyphs, cuneiform, and the earliest...

read more
Summer at The Gies Family Centre

Summer at The Gies Family Centre

Looking Back at our First Summer in The Gies Family CentreThe Gies Family Centre Hospice Waterloo Region officially opened in March 2021, including...

read more
Come Hike and Bike With Us!

Come Hike and Bike With Us!

Join us for this year's Hike and Bike for Hospice of Waterloo Region!Every September, hundreds of people lace up their hiking shoes, pump up their...

read more
2021 #YODOContest: Winning Films

2021 #YODOContest: Winning Films

Watch the Winning #YODOContest FilmsHospice Waterloo Region (HWR) partnered with the Grand River Film Festival (GRFF) in 2020/2021 for the inaugural...

read more
Send Messages of Love and Hope

Send Messages of Love and Hope

The community is invited to participate in Hands to HeartsWe all love to receive cards in the mail. And in this time of COVID, it feels even more...

read more
Opening the Cook Family Residence

Opening the Cook Family Residence

When I began working at Hospice Waterloo Region in September 2020, I walked in knowing that we were building — and opening — a 10-bed hospice in the...

read more
Meet the #YODOContest Judges

Meet the #YODOContest Judges

Hospice Waterloo Region is pleased to announce the judges for our short film competition, You Only Die Once: #YODOContest.When Hospice Waterloo...

read more
Grand Opening Special Guests

Grand Opening Special Guests

Hospice Waterloo Region is pleased to announce Grand Opening Special Guest David Chilton and Performances by Drayton EntertainmentPresented by...

read more
Hands to Hearts

Hands to Hearts

Help us send messages of love and hopeWe all love to receive cards in the mail. And in this time of COVID, it feels even more important to reach out...

read more
Learn about Advance Care Planning

Learn about Advance Care Planning

We Are Here to HelpIt’s important to discuss your wishes for your own healthcare in the event you are too ill or injured to make those decisions for...

read more
Join Our Online Book Study

Join Our Online Book Study

Join Mark and Martina of Hospice Waterloo Region as they explore and discuss With the End in Mind: Death, Dying & Wisdom in the Age of Denial by author Kathryn Mannix in this online Book Study.

read more