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November 14, 2017

Care Dimensions hosts We Honor Veterans Awards
Danvers Herald


 (l-r): President of Care Dimensions Patricia Ahern, John F. Sacherski of Lynn, Whitney Willman of Newburyport, State Senator Joan Lovely, Dick and Christine Moody of  Danvers.

Care Dimensions recently honored individuals from throughout the North Shore at their We Honor Veterans Awards breakfast and presentation held at the Polish Club in Danvers.

Over 120 people turned out to congratulate award recipients Harold Goldstein, of Methuen; Dick and Christine Moody, of Danvers; John F. Sacherski, of Lynn; and Whitney Willman, of Newburyport. Honorable mentions were also handed out to several individuals from the North Shore and Merrimack Valley including Harvey Calichman, of Salem; Lou Cimaglia, of Wilmington; Dave Dragan, of Marblehead; Tom Duggan, of Lawrence; Normand Giguere, of Lowell; Jim Graffum, of Ipswich; Peter Gwinn, of Wenham; Connie Hellwig and Kevin Hunt, of Newburyport; Donald Jarvis, of Newbury; Peg LaScola, of Wilmington; Roger Leger, of Salem; Susan Magner, of North Reading; Vinnie Simeone, of Woburn; and David Soucy, of Dracut.

These individuals were nominated by members of the community for their commitment to improving the lives of veterans. As a Level Four Partner of the We Honor Veterans program, Care Dimensions has joined together with the U.S. Department of the Veterans’ Affairs and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization to empower hospice professionals to meet the needs of dying veterans. The program teaches respectful inquiry, compassionate listening and grateful acknowledgement — to comfort patients with a history of military service and possibly physical or psychological trauma.

To learn more about Care Dimensions’ We Honor Veterans Program and the Veteran to Veteran Volunteer program, visit http://www.CareDimensions.org/veterans.

 

 


Since 1978, Care Dimensions has provided comprehensive and compassionate care for individuals and families dealing with life-threatening illnesses. As the non-profit leader in advanced illness care, we offer services in more than 90 communities in Eastern Massachusetts.