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Family Matters: Devoted Siblings Thankful for Mom’s Hospice Care

A grateful family appreciates the dignity and support that their mother received during nine months of hospice care at home.

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Palliative Care Offers Support, Quality of Life for Beverly Man

After developing circulatory problems in his legs and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), Mike Lester endured surgeries, complications, rehabilitation stays, and the amputation of his left leg. Hear how palliative care from Care Dimensions is helping him get his quality of life back.

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Hospice Provides Acceptance and Comfort for LGBT Patient Without Support System

Joan Casey came to the Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln, MA, with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) and no support system. While at the hospice house, she talked about the sense of community and belonging she received there.

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Hospice Gave Our Family 8 More Months with My Father

Brenda Nikas-Hayes recalls how hospice with Care Dimensions gave her father, Ernie, "a really great quality of life" for eight additional months.

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Care Dimensions Hospice House Video Tour

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 view the video tour for the Kaplan Family Hospice House, located in Danvers, click here.

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Veteran at Kaplan House Takes Virtual Tour of WWII Memorial

Care Dimensions arranges for a special Virtual Tour of the WWII Memorial in Washington, D.C. for a veteran patient at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers.

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Hospice Helps Couple Enjoy Their Final Weeks Together

Care Dimensions helped create special memories for hospice patients Rose and David Rosenthal, who were able to celebrate their 68th wedding anniversary at their long-term care facility with family and friends.

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Honoring a Husband and Helping to Ensure End-of-Life Services in MetroWest

Deb Zaffiro's husband John passed away at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in August of 2014. When she heard that Care Dimensions was building a second inpatient hospice facility in Lincoln, she knew firsthand about the need it would fill in the MetroWest area.

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Independence Defined Quality of Life for Beverly Veteran

Tired of frequent trips to the hospital, Kenneth "Woody" Wooldridge chose Care Dimensions to help him regain his independence.

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Needham Nun Knows Value of Starting Hospice Early

Sister Kathleen Crowley understood the benefits of hospice care. Shortly after being diagnosed with liver cancer, she decided to forego a complicated surgery and difficult recovery process amd contacted Care Dimensions.

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Pediatric Team Helped Teen and His Family Make the Most of Each Day

Kyle O’Grady, 15, battled a malignant brain tumor for three years. In those three years, Kyle endured countless radiation and chemotherapy treatments, and yet remained positive and determined to live life to the fullest. But, when his cancer recurred in 2015, Kyle and his family turned to Care Dimensions for additional support.

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