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December 11, 2017

The Gift of the Red Sweater

The first Simple Gift was a beautiful red sweater -- a single gift marking the beginning of a program that continues today, years later, to endow special gifts fulfilling the wishes of hospice patients throughout San Diego County.  That is the legacy of a simple Christmas gift Laurel Barrett wanted ...

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May 19, 2017

Honoring Tradition: Ohr Ami, San Diego’s Only Jewish Hospice Program

LightBridge Hospice & Palliative Care has always been committed to providing the best care possible to patients by meeting each of their specific needs. When the agency was first founded, our CEO and President, Jill Mendlen, and Senior Vice President, Pamela Hough, recognized the opportunity to better serve the Jewish ...

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September 12, 2016

Dementia and End of Life Care

As our population ages and baby boomers reach 65, an increasing number of families will be affected by loved ones with dementia. Dementia is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States. One in eight Americans over the age of 65, or more than 5.3 mil­lion people, have ...

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May 27, 2016

Striving for Excellence

LightBridge Hospice & Palliative Care has been a Joint Commission accredited hospice since our inception in 2001.  LightBridge is pleased to announce that this past year LightBridge passed its fourth accreditation and received the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal for patient care.

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