Visit the Gardens at The Gies Family Centre

Our Gardens: The First Summer Since the grand opening of The Gies Family Centre in March of this year, we have been busy opening the Cook Family Residence and getting settled into our new home. This spring and summer, we also took time to plant gardens and trees...

Opening the Cook Family Residence

When I began working at Hospice Waterloo Region in September 2020, I walked in knowing that we were building — and opening — a 10-bed hospice in the middle of a pandemic. By Adrienne Barker, Residence Director of Care Opening a hospice under usual circumstances is a...

Announcing the #YODOContest Winners!

Announcing the Winners of Hospice Waterloo Region’s Inaugural Short Film Contest, #YODOContest Hospice Waterloo Region (HWR) is proud to announce the winners of the first-ever short film competition — You Only Die Once: #YODOContest. The films will be screened...

The Who, What, When & Why of Substitute Decision Making

Your dad is too ill to make his health care decisions . What do you need to know to be his SDM? If you had only known…. You have been called to the emergency room as your father has fallen seriously ill. Your father is too ill to make his own health care...

Meet the #YODOContest Participants

Meet the Filmmakers Participating in Hospice Waterloo Region’s Inaugural Short Film Contest, #YODOContest You Only Die Once: #YODOContest is about living well until you die. This short film contest, being hosted in partnership with the Grand River Film Festival,...
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