Helping people share their wishes for care through the end of life
The public engagement initiative of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement aims to help everyone talk about their wishes for care through life’s end, so those wishes can be understood and respected. Check out the vast resource of conversation guides and more.
Construction of new $15 million hospice facility begins in Missoula
Partners Hope Foundation announces $15.4 million Embrace Campaign
What are the best books to comfort a grieving friend?
It can be hard to know how to comfort a grieving friend—particularly when grief can be so uncomfortable. These 10 titles — ranging from memoirs to manifestos — offer thoughtful insights as well as some unexpected wisdom.
Partners Hope Foundation holds November Hospice Month workshops
PHF and partners will hold four workshops offering meaningful learning and dialogue about end-of-life topics and advance care planning. The free events held at the Missoula Public Library are facilitated by leading professionals. We welcome all community members across life stages and professions.
UM Humanities hosts Re-imagining Death series at the Missoula Library
Happening through December 2022. Join PHF partners, the UM Humanities Institute and the Missoula Public Library, for a series of informal talks, lectures, film screenings and book club events designed to engage our community in discussions about death, dying and loss.
Where is the Best Place to Die?
Nonprofit looks to build end-of-life center in Missoula
Opinion column by Annick Smith: Partners Hope Foundation
The End Well movement: making the end of life part of life
Sacred Dying: providing spiritual aid to the dying and loved ones
What Makes Life Worth Living in the Face of Death?
Western Montana's first end-of-life facility planned for Missoula
In March 2021, Partners Hope Foundation announced the donation of five acres of land by the Terry and Patt Payne family. The property located on Union Pacific Street near the Reserve Street corridor will be the future home of the end-of-life center.
Is End of Life Its Own Stage of Life?
Deborah Carr, professor of sociology at Boston University who has studied death and dying throughout her career, shares her thoughts about well-being at the end of life and embracing this period as a distinct life stage.
Find Your Harbor
Sacramento’s Joshua’s House is the first hospice for the homeless on the West Coast and only the eighth in the country — inspired by Marlene von Friederichs-Fitzwater’s grandson, Joshua, who died on the streets at the age of 34.