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Hospice and the LGBTQ Community - CompassionCare Hospice

LGBTQ Aging A 2020 Gallup study observed Americans’ identification as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT), by generation. The findings report that only 1.3% of the Traditionalist generation (born before 1946) and 2.0% of Baby Boomers (born 1946-1964) identify as LGBT. This number increases dramatically over the generations, reaching 15.9% for Generation Z (born 1997-2002)…. Read more »


Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month - CompassionCare Hospice

June is… June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. This month-long celebration provides the opportunity to focus on raising awareness for the 50 million people worldwide living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias.   Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s disease is a degenerative brain disease and the most common form of dementia. It causes a slow decline in… Read more »