Author Archives: Abby McMaude

Pet Therapy: It’s the Little Things That Count

When Alice moved to Salt Lake City with her husband, they bought a plot of land and built a beautiful home together. They settled down, had a few children, and as their children grew, inevitably animals became an inextricable part of their lives. Whether it was her children bringing them home, or her husband finding […]

Is your loved one ready for Hearts for Home Health?

With most families, there comes a time when older loved ones need help and assistance with daily tasks for themselves. Getting around the house could become more challenging for them, or they have more medications and medical needs to be addressed, and sometimes more help is needed than family members can provide on their own. […]

The Seven Benefits of Hearts for Hospice

“I think it might be a good idea to look into hospice care.” These can be some of the most startling and painful words for patients and their families to hear from a doctor. It’s with this sentence that people begin to think about what the future holds for themselves and their loved ones as […]

Why Music Therapy in Hospice?

By Jenica Taylor, SCMT, MT-BC Board Certified Music Therapist Hearts for Hospice I love music therapy in hospice because it is a holistic approach at a time in life where sometimes the world seems to be falling apart. Every day and every session is different, and there is no simple guaranteed outcome – we are […]

Hearts Volunteer Making Memories

Hearts Volunteer Linda just completed and sent her 1,000th bear and has no plans for stopping. Hearts for Hospice is blessed with a very talented volunteer. Meet Linda, a skilled seamstress (she’s been sewing since she was a little girl) and skilled memory maker. Linda has the ability to transform patient clothing into special keepsakes […]

Parkinson’s Support for Caregivers

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP For Parkinson’s Disease Caregivers Meeting for Encouragement, Education, & Collaboration First Wednesday at 2 pm: Life Care Center –460 W 2600 S, Bountiful — Second Monday at 2 pm: U of U –729 Arapeen Dr, SLC — Third Thursday at 2:30 pm: Moreau Auditorium 1002 E South Temple, SLC — Copper Ridge […]

Stephanie Horlacher: Team Player

Stephanie Horlacher of Salt Lake City chosen as Employee of the Quarter We received many wonderful nominations and are pleased to announce that Stephanie Horlacher in Salt Lake was chosen as the Employee of the Quarter. Congratulations Stephanie! These are 3 of the 5 nominations we received for her: Stephanie has an amazing gift of […]