We Honor Veterans

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Today, one in four dying Americans is a veteran.
These men and women may have experiences related to their military service that present unique challenges at the end of life.

Hope Hospice is proud to announce the We Honor Veterans program, in partnership with the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). We Honor Veterans is a national initiative supporting hospice organizations committed to guiding America’s veterans and their families toward a peaceful ending.

Caring for Veterans Every Day
Hope Hospice staff and volunteers have received training from the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and the Department of Veterans Affairs to assist veterans at the end of life. Some of our staff have also served in the armed forces. We understand that veterans share a unique culture, yet have different experiences that may greatly impact end-of-life care.

  • We understand that some combat veterans who have coped well throughout their lives may experience increased combat-related memories and distressing emotions during their end-of-life journey
  • Exposure to traumatic events may also impact physical health later in life
  • We recognize that the effects of military service, good and bad, can continue to resonate throughout a lifetime
  • Our team understands these challenges. You are not alone

Hope Hospice offers services to address your specific needs such as:

  • Connecting you with local VA staff to provide resources
  • Accessing VA benefits
  • Emotional counseling support for you and your family
  • Veteran to Veteran volunteer program
  • Assistance with military funeral and memorial planning
  • Bereavement counseling

For more information please contact (800) 642-2423 or email Info@HopeHealthCo.org.

For more information about the We Honor Veterans program, visit wehonorveterans.org

For more information about local Veterans' Service Officers, visit mass.gov/veterans

Community Program

Caring for Veterans Experiencing the Impact of Serious Illness

When you are diagnosed with a serious illness, knowing your options is as important as having a will. Veterans—especially those who have seen combat—often have factors that prevent them from seeking the support they need. This presentation will provide the latest information regarding subjects such as emotional issues and community resources, as well as comfort, camaraderie, and support. Information will be shared on how our region’s veterans and their families can draw on help from the community to experience the best possible quality of life for the time they have. 

To schedule or to learn about a community program for veterans, email Info@HopeHealthCo.org or call (508) 957-0306.

HopeHealth Headquarters | 765 Attucks Lane, Hyannis, MA 02601 | (508) 957-0200 | (800) 642-2423 | info@HopeHealthco.org