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Planning for the future

It’s not always easy to know how to talk about dying. Awkwardness, embarrassment and fear means we tend to shy away from connecting with those who are dying or those who are grieving. But when we don’t talk about what matters it can increase feelings of isolation, loneliness and distress.

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Exciting Charity of the Year partnership

In October 2018, Nicky Gordon, MD of Genesis Homes was invited to take a tour of Jigsaw. During the tour, and in subsequent visits, he was totally blown away, and humbled, by the work of the staff. At this time, Genesis Homes was looking to support a local charity and straight after the visit, Nicky’s decision was made.

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Reaching out to Groups in our Community

Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw is here for everybody living with a life limiting illness in Cumbria and south west Scotland. But how do we ensure our services and building are accessible and homely for everybody within the local community?

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What is your Digital Legacy

Emails, passwords, subscriptions and social media. Many of us use technology to keep in touch with people, pay bills, share information or back up our memories, but what happens to all this information when we die?

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30th Anniversary Celebrations

"In late 1984 I became very interested in the hospice movement and started looking into what was involved. In 1985 I lost a dear friend and Godmother to our son, Jean Spouge, from cervical cancer, she was just 38.

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New events to illuminate the city

A sea of beautiful lanterns. A vibrant neon party. During 2020, the hospice will be bringing two new fundraising events to Carlisle as we light up the city and raise money for local people with life limiting illnesses.

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In Memory of Eric Roberts

"The care, love and compassion given tomy Dad, from all the staff at Eden ValleyHospice, at this sad time, was amazing." Christine Southam

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