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November 3, 2017

Care Dimensions Recognizes Locals for their Commitment to Veterans


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

DANVERS, Mass.—On Thursday, November 2, Care Dimensions 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 & Christine Moody of Danvers; John F. Sacherski of Lynn, MA 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 unique 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 please visit www.CareDimensions.org/veterans.


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The Care Dimensions Hospice House, located in Lincoln on the Waltham town line, is a gracious and private home-like setting for patients who need hospital-level care for complex pain and symptom management. To learn more, call our Referral Center at 888-287-1255.

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.