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Volunteers, Community Ensure Comforting Presence at Hospice Houses

Volunteers, Community Ensure Comforting Presence at Hospice Houses

Posted on January 30, 2024 by Lisa Conti in Care Dimensions Hospice House,  Kaplan Family Hospice House,  Volunteers

Thanks to Care Dimensions volunteers and partnerships with local businesses and other organizations, flowers offer a comfortable presence at both hospice houses throughout the year. ...

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Kindness Comes Full Circle for Hospice Volunteer

Kindness Comes Full Circle for Hospice Volunteer

Posted on January 4, 2024 by Lisa Conti in Volunteers

Having been on the receiving end of kind acts during difficult times, Michael Person is giving back as a hospice volunteer for Care Dimensions. ...

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Remembering Loved Ones Around the Holidays

Remembering Loved Ones Around the Holidays

Posted on December 14, 2023 by Patrice DePasquale, MSW, LICSW, and Samantha McCarthy, MS, CCLS

To honor, remember, and celebrate your loved one around the holidays, try some of these rituals with your family. ...

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What to Say to a Grieving Child

What to Say to a Grieving Child

Posted on November 16, 2023 by Samantha McCarthy, MS, CCLS, and Sarah Bujold, MS, CCLS in Children

Tips on what to say -- and what not to say -- to a child who is grieving the death of someone important to them. ...

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Catch the Light: Chaplaincy and Mental Health

Catch the Light: Chaplaincy and Mental Health

Posted on October 24, 2023 by Mary Ann Christie Burnside, Ed.D., M.Div.

In observance of Spiritual Care Week, a hospice and pediatric palliative care chaplain writes that healing is always possible, even as things may not be fixed or cured. ...

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San Francisco Painting Finds Its Home at Kaplan

San Francisco Painting Finds Its Home at Kaplan

Posted on September 14, 2023 by Shaun Neville

A small piece of art aims to bring hope and peace to those who see it. Find out how it made its way from San Francisco to the Kaplan House. ...

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Pickleballers Trade Their Paddles for Walking Shoes

Pickleballers Trade Their Paddles for Walking Shoes

Posted on September 12, 2023 by Shaun Neville in Walk for Hospice

One of this year's biggest teams at the Walk for Hospice will be the "Pickleballers." The group is doing more than walking; they're helping to organize the event and spread the word about the benefits of hospice. ...

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WHY I WALK: Remembering “Captain Jim”

WHY I WALK: Remembering “Captain Jim”

Posted on September 5, 2023 by Shaun Neville in Walk for Hospice

A longtime supporter of the Walk for Hospice, Jacquelyn Overberg of Danvers knows the route well. This September will feel different though, as she steps off in memory of her father, who died last spring. ...

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Husband’s Hospice Care Takes Friendship to New Level

Husband’s Hospice Care Takes Friendship to New Level

Posted on August 23, 2023 by Lisa Conti in Walk for Hospice

Seeing her best friend Dale care for her husband while he was on hospice gave Linda a new perspective about Dale and reinforced her commitment to the Care Dimensions Walk for Hospice. ...

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WHY WE WALK: Honoring Lisa’s Legacy

WHY WE WALK: Honoring Lisa’s Legacy

Posted on August 17, 2023 by Shaun Neville in Walk for Hospice

Those who knew Lisa Josselyn say she was a friend to everyone she met. Now, her friends and colleagues at Care Dimensions are coming together to honor her memory at the Walk for Hospice. ...

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