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Veterinarians Serve Peaceful Passings For Pets In Comforts Of Home Through Hospice Euthanasia

A growing number of veterinarians, specializing in care for old or terminally ill pets, are providing support and comfort through hospice for pets in their final days.

03/04/2014

Tom Sherak, President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences arrives at the 83rd Academy Awards Nominations Luncheon held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 7, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Academy President Tom Sherak Dies, Aged 68

The Sherak family said in a statement Tuesday he passed away at his home following a long battle with prostate cancer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/28/2014

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Lap Of Love Offers Hospice Care For Terminally Ill Pets

Lap of Love is a group that provides at-home hospice care and euthanasia for terminally ill pets.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/11/2013

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Where The Jobs Are: Nurses And Caregivers Needed At Silverado ‘Memory Care’ Centers

Choosing a new career is one thing. Getting hired is quite another. Christina Harper made the big jump, though, when she was hired as a nursing case manager at Silverado Hospice.

11/07/2013

VIDEO: Everyone Feels Better At Home

After a fall, a hospice patient living at home talks about the round-the-clock Intensive Comfort Care.

09/02/2013

VIDEO: Help Is A Phone Call Away

Living at home and remaining independent is possible for these hospice patients thanks to the 24-7 support, clinical expertise and ability to dispatch a member of the hospice team.

09/02/2013

VIDEO: Hospice: It’s Not A Bad Word

A veteran talks about his military service, how he felt when his doctor referred him to hospice and what his life is like today.

09/02/2013

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Oldest Person Born In Mexico Dies In Chula Vista At 114

The oldest person born in Mexico, who also was California’s oldest resident, has died in a hospice in Chula Vista, just 17 days after celebrating her 114th birthday.

08/30/2013

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LA’s First AIDS Hospice Returned To City In Memorial Service

The Chris Brownlie Hospice, once used as the city’s first hospice for AIDS patients, was turned back over to the city Saturday.

01/26/2013

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Comedian Charlie Callas Dead At 83

Charlie Callas, a versatile comedian and sidekick whose zany faces and antics made him a regular for more than four decades on television, in films and on casino stages, has died in Las Vegas. He was 83.

01/28/2011