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Hospice Yukon

When You’re Ready, The Door is Open

There’s a warm glow as soon as you step inside the front doors of Hospice Yukon – a feeling of being held, as if inside a cozy cocoon. Afternoon sunlight streams in through a southern facing window and a heart-shaped pillow...

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Amazing Volunteers

by Hospice Yukon, Yukon Learn and Volunteer YukonThe Yukon is full of amazing volunteers. Here are just a few people whose donation of their time and energy makes a difference in their communitiesYukon LearnAudrey Lougheed has...

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Green Burial in the Yukon

What happens when a person dies?We don’t truly know the answer, but death does hold one certainty: a once animated body stills.We do know what happens to the bodies of the dead. The standard North American options are casket...

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Hearts on the move

She removes her glasses, needle between thumb and forefinger, lifting another translucent gold bead from the white dessert dish in front of her.Suzanne Picot, office administrator for Hospice Yukon, is stitching another...

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Travelling hearts

What is it that keeps a heart going?Well, aside from the obvious flesh-and-blood answers, it’s spirit … spirit that lives on when loved ones have passed on. And that is why a former Yukon Quest musher, Michelle...

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