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On July 28, 2020, the Hospice Society, joined by Chief Terrance Paul of Membertou, the Honourable Derek Mombourquette and Brett MacDougall of Nova Scotia Health – Eastern Zone, gathered on site at the future home of Cape Breton’s only Community Hospice to turn sod and...

As a homecare worker for 25 years, Mary Luker knows how important it is to provide care and comfort in the home. The task took on a whole new meaning however, when she had to care for her husband Robert. Knowing the toll his care...

GivingTuesday is a global movement for giving and volunteering, taking place each year after Black Friday. The “Opening day of the giving season,” it’s a time when charities, companies and individuals join together and rally for various causes. Today, we'd like to take a moment to...

Making the most of every precious moment [caption id="attachment_987" align="alignleft" width="800"] Our new Hospice Residence is currently under construction on Terry Way![/caption] 10 Friends for Hospice For more than 30 years, the work of Hospice Cape Breton has been made possible through the generous support of Cape Bretoners...

An important milestone was reached on Tuesday, July 28 as the sod was turned to begin construction of the new Hospice, expected to be completed in 2021.  Hospice Cape Breton is building this much-needed facility for the citizens of Cape Breton County. “This day has been...

[video width="960" height="540" mp4="https://hospicecapebreton.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/TRY-THIS-ONE-1.mp4"][/video]   March is Music Therapy Month, and we would like to celebrate Jill Murphy, the society's Music Therapist. Jill's work makes a difference in the lives of countless patients, bringing them comfort and peace in trying times. Enjoy this video of Albert Webb's...

You are never too young to make a difference! Anna and Clare Kaupp--the grandchildren of long time Society volunteer Anne Marie Fraser-- set up a lemonade stand at the end of their driveway and raised $100 for the Hospice Palliative Care Society of Cape Breton...

Each year on January 1st, people line the shoreline in Port Morien to watch participating swimmers ring in the new year with a dip in the Atlantic, raising money for the Port Morien Legion and again this year, Hospice Cape Breton. To date, the Dip...

On Saturday, October 5, eight pairs of community leaders and dance professionals took to the stage for the Inaugural Dancing With the Stars for Hospice event. It was a night to remember as the pairs dazzled audience members with their very best moves. From ballroom...

Every day brings us one step closer to opening the doors of the planned Hospice Residence for Cape Breton County. We are so grateful for the support and encouragement we receive from so many in this amazing community. Many have attended our announcements, events and...

Life can take many turns. For Paula Graham, hers took an unexpected one when she received a diagnosis of cancer at the age of 43. The ensuing years, with the treatments and surgeries, were difficult. Paula felt isolated, and afraid. She was scared the cancer...

On August 2nd, a much-awaited announcement was made by the Province of Nova Scotia. At a news conference attended by many supporters, Premier Stephen MacNeil unveiled a $1.75 million contribution towards the operating costs of the soon-to-be-built Hospice Residence. The planned Hospice Residence will provide a...