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Newtown Giving Circle Breakfast
The Waterview | Monroe, CT
Tuesday, October 24, 2023

2023 Fall Color Fest 5K Run
Sunday, October 1, 2023
Please join us at 10 AM Oct 1 at Tarrywile Park. click here
11th Memorial Golf Classic
Rescheduled to Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Registration and lunch begins at 11:30am

Please join us at Redding Country Club in support of our patients and their families.
Volunteer Training Sessions
Sept 19, 20, 21, 26, 27th (evenings)
November 13, 14, 15th (daytime)

Spending time with a volunteer often allows patients to forget about their serious medical issues and focus on enjoying activities. Become a volunteer today!
The Perogie Dash
Saturday, August 19, 2023
08:30 & 9:00 am

Every Day was a Great Day: The Magical Garden of Dying Well
“There are two sacred breaths in this life. The first breath that welcomes life into the body. And what they call the everlasting life, the last breath. What a gift it was to be with my father for his last breath.”
"I Hope you Help Somebody Every Chance you Get"
Joan Barrett shared a mother-son moment, a would be dance, in a flower and family filled room at Regional Hospice, where her son BJ was married in a ceremony the family and the staff still hold vividly in their hearts.
Sound Healing Meditation
As part of our mission to provide exceptional end-of-life care, we offer complementary therapies such as meditation, gentle massage, sound healing and reiki to our patients. These services can increase comfort, relaxation, connection and an overall sense of peace in the moment. Please take a moment to relax and enjoy this sound healing created by Jenn Bell Finegan, Regional Hospice LMT and Sound Healer.
2022 Fall Color Fest 5K Run
Sunday, October 30, 2022
Join us on Sunday, October 30, 2022, as our local student volunteers of the Regional Hospice Youth Project host the 2022 Fall Color Fest 5K Run.
On Seeing Signs
A typical sign that people associate with death is the red cardinal. A common folklore saying has reached many grievers, “When a cardinal appears in your yard, it’s a visitor from heaven”. Here, Casey Cummings speaks about the signs she notices since the death of her brother, Tyler. By Casey Cummings
You Have Everything You Need
When Frances Guardi arrived at the Center for Comfort Care & Healing, her life – at the end of life – changed for the better.
Moving Through Grief
One of the most disorienting aspects of the grief process is that basic habits that might help to keep you afloat—like deep sleep, exercise and calm contemplation—can seem to demand a focus or inner drive you may not be able to summon up right now. Just know that when you are ready, any or all of those possibilities are available, and every little bit can help.
A Connection to Abbe
In memory of his wife, Abbe, Fred Tesch had a beautiful fountain installed at the Center for Comfort Care & Healing. The sound of the water that flows in it reminds him of the gurgling stream that runs through his and Abbe’s yard.
A Series of Byroads to Where he Was Always Headed: A Nurse’s Story
Jim is a nurse. He didn’t set out to be one, exactly. But he is the kind of person who knows what it means to share his gifts and talents and to find it lucky to be able to give in the ways he can.
On Grieving
There is no way to describe grief in a simple sentence that would be easy enough for a seven-year-old to understand, and there is no way to put it that would give someone an understanding of what it feels like, and there is no way to prepare for it.
ToniAnn Marchione joins Regional Hospice as new Chief Health Operating Officer
ToniAnn Marchione, former CEO of Danbury Radiological Associates, joins Regional Hospice as a driving force to grow the organization’s partnerships and create long term alliances with healthcare organizations in Connecticut and beyond.
He Needed His Mom
In November 2020, the Conn family lost their three-month-old son, Austin, to terminal illness. In this honest and courageous piece, Austin’s mom, Karlie, shares her perspective as a way to bring some light and comfort to other families who may also be facing the painful experience of losing a child.
A Lesson in Kindness
When Bob Stosser was asked whether he was open to having a piece written in memory of his wife, Ann, who died last summer, he said, “It depends.”
Judee Thomas: An Angel in Heaven
Mike Jasinski and Sandra Ahrstrom describe their sister Judee Thomas as an “Angel on Earth.” She was a giving, lovable, and devoted woman of faith. After experiencing a miscarriage, and then losing her beloved husband, Fred, in a car accident when she was only twenty-four, Judee never remarried or had children.