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My grandmother once gave me a tip:
In difficult times, you move forward in small steps.
Do what you have to do, but little by little.
Don't think about the future, or what may happen tomorrow.
Wash the dishes.
Remove the dust.
Write a letter.
Make a soup.
You see?
You are advancing step by step.
Take a step and stop.
Rest a little.
Praise yourself.
Take another step.
Then another.
You won't notice, but your steps will grow more and more.
And the time will come when you can think about the future without crying.

- Elena Mikhalkova

(Image of Tasha Tudor, American Illustrator 1915-2008)
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Our face-to-face community education seminars are under way again after being suspended through Covid-19 lock-down. The first is next Tuesday, 7 July, when social worker and counsellor Elizabeth Hamilton will talk about the changes and loss families experience when a loved one has dementia. See flyer for details. Bookings essential. ... See MoreSee Less

A huge thank you to all our amazing volunteers. You are the heart of our organisation ❤️It's National Volunteer Week and we're celebrating each and every person who volunteers in some way to help their community. With over 12,000 people volunteering their time and talents for New Zealand hospices each year, we know what an extraordinary difference you make in the lives of others. Thank you for enriching Aotearoa in so many ways. ❤️

Te Hua o te Mahi Tahi | #NVW2020 | Volunteering New Zealand
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A huge thank you to all our amazing volunteers.  You are the heart of our organisation ❤️

We are very grateful to DPI/EmbroidMe for donating these t-shirts for Tony’s fundraiser ride. They looked great! ... See MoreSee Less

We are very grateful to DPI/EmbroidMe for donating these t-shirts for Tony’s fundraiser ride.  They looked great!Image attachment

People die as uniquely as they live. 'Living every moment' means different things for different people - for some it's feeling the sun on their face or the sand in their toes, spending time with whānau, watching old movies or listening to their favourite song.

What does it mean to you? Leave us some comments and share your thoughts with family and friends.

#HospiceAwareness2020 #LivingEveryMoment
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