Protecting our Patients and Those Who Care for Them

Protecting our Patients and Those Who Care for Them

Hi friends, During this time of global uncertainty, we wanted to let you know the steps Hospice Austin is taking to help keep our patients, families, volunteers and staff safe.   Health Screenings For the safety of all, our staff and volunteers are checking and...
The Miracle of Music

The Miracle of Music

I have been a singer and choir director my entire life and have witnessed the joy of music-making in a wide variety of ways from enabling adults to sing classical pieces that they thought were beyond their abilities, to teaching young children to sing simple refrains...
Every Minute of Every Day Counts

Every Minute of Every Day Counts

We often get letters from family members after a patient has died, but recently Hospice Austin Executive Director Marjorie Mulanax received this lovely letter from Deborah Wallis, the sister of our current patient, Jeffrey Wallis, about his nurse. It is reprinted here...
2019 – A Record-Breaking Year for Hospice Austin

2019 – A Record-Breaking Year for Hospice Austin

Dear Friends, 2019 was a record-breaking year in many ways. For the first time, we admitted more than 200 patients in one month – in December we admitted 206 – and also for the first time, our average daily census rose above 400 patients. For all of 2019, we admitted...
End of the Year Charitable Giving

End of the Year Charitable Giving

Hi friends, Recently we have received inquiries about tax-smart ways to support Hospice Austin. With the end of the tax year approaching, we wanted to share some strategies that can help you maximize the tax benefits of your charitable giving. If you are interested in...