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Hospice Yukon

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Issue: 2018-10-03, PHOTO: courtesy of Hospice Yukon

Everyone handles their grief differently. That is one of the fundamental ideas that Hospice Yukon uses to guide their approach in supporting Yukoners through their programming. Within that no-one-size-fits-all philosophy, children have a special... Read more

Yukon Families

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Issue: 2017-12-13, PHOTO: Sarah Lewis

The holiday season is a time of celebration. It is a time for friends, family and loved ones. But for Hospice Yukon, it is the time of year to offer support to grieving Yukoners during the Lights of Life, the original support program launched by... Read more

Yukon Christmas

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Issue: 2017-02-22, PHOTO: Aislinn Cornett

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 makes a loveseat more... Read more

Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2015-12-03 PHOTO: courtesy of Hospice Yukon

The Yukon is full of amazing volunteers. Here are just a few people whose donation of their time and energy makes a difference in their communities Read more

Making A Difference!

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 burial in a cemetery Read more

Photography - Film

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 Phillips ... Read more

Health and Wellness

A four-foot-something tree, adorned with angels, captures my attention as I enter Hospice Yukon. The lighting is soft and I am greeted warmly as I step through the door. Read more

Yukon Christmas

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 Feelie Heart. Read more

Health and Wellness