ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There is greater significance to Memorial Day (May 30) than the start of the summer season. Memorial Day is a time to publicly show our respect for those who have lost their lives in defense of our country and to offer support
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As we mark Memorial Day this year, we are a country involved in conflicts abroad. The ongoing fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan continues to take a toll on our nation. Serious injuries and the untimely deaths of our brave service men and women remind us that life is precious.
Hospice and palliative care professionals – who help families cope with loss on a daily basis – share ideas on how to honor this sacrifice on Memorial Day and every day:
Your community hospice can be a source of information on grief and bereavement. Caring Connections, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, also offers information on grief at www.caringinfo.org or by calling the HelpLine at 1-800-658-8898.
Contact:Jon RadulovicNHPCO, Vice President of Communications703email@example.com
SOURCE National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
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