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An Umamoto
An Umamoto is the Development, PR and Education Coordinator for Hospice of Hilo. Since joining the organization, she has made it her lifelong mission to help the community, peers, and loved ones (basically anyone who will listen) understand the incredible benefits of accessing hospice and palliative care and clarify misunderstandings of the programs’ purpose. When not sharing the moving stories from Hospice of Hilo, An seeks solace in her other passions: family, cooking and triathlons.

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Living Better When Facing End Of Life

(3) Comments | Posted September 6, 2013 | 4:45 PM

Say the word hospice and the response will often be, "Isn't that where people go to die?" This oversimplification is understandable. Hospice is a primarily home-based program focused on caring for individuals who are facing a terminal illness. But talk to any family who has experienced hospice support and they...

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