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Care Dimensions Annual Appeal

Posted on December 2, 2022 by Dr. Stephanie Patel, President & CEO in Donors

For many of our families who care for loved ones faced with life-limiting illnesses, Care Dimensions provides comfort, support, and compassionate care to help make the good days even better. For Joanne Hogan and her loved ones, this meant quality time spent together as a family. After Joanne was diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer last year, her family called Care Dimensions for help and ...

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Rotary Club Helps Families with Sick Children at Thanksgiving

Posted on November 22, 2022 by Lisa Conti in Children,  Donors,  Palliative Care

A Rotarian whose grandson had hospice care in England pays it forward for sick children and their families on the North Shore of Massachusetts. ...

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3 Ways to Support Grieving Teens Who Use Social Media

Posted on November 16, 2022 by Samantha McCarthy in Children

Posting to social media is one of the ways grieving teens may choose to remember a person they've lost. These platforms can be a great outlet for connecting, empowering, advocating and remembering if they have proper support and oversight. ...

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What I Wish Every Patient Knew About Hospice

Posted on November 1, 2022 by Mary Johnson, RN in Hospice

A hospice nurse explains several benefits of choosing hospice early during a serious illness. ...

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Pandemic Reflection: Spiritual Counselors Do What it Takes to Create a Sacred Space

Posted on October 24, 2022 by Rev. Beth Loughhead, M.Div.

In recognition of Spiritual Care Week and its theme, "Relevant and Responsive in Times of Crisis," Care Dimensions Spiritual Counselor Beth Loughhead recalls the extraordinary measures taken to create a sacred space for hospice patients, families, and co-workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

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4 Alternative Ways of Taking Medication

Posted on October 5, 2022 by Nancy Messih, RPh in Caregiving

While taking medication by mouth may be convenient and cost-effective for most people, here are other options for those who have trouble swallowing. ...

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Why I Support the Walk for Hospice: Our Mission and Our Community

Posted on September 21, 2022 by Robin Ellington in Walk for Hospice

This year Care Dimensions Hospice Aide Dale Lemure made a pledge to raise more money than last year to support the 35th Annual Walk for Hospice. With the help of business relationships she has forged in her 19-year career, she did just that. ...

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Paying it Forward as a Hospice Volunteer

Posted on September 14, 2022 by Susan Phillips in Volunteers

Grateful for the support her family received from hospice team members, Susan Phillips is using lessons she learned to help patients and families as a Care Dimensions hospice volunteer. ...

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“Raising the Bar” to Help Bring Quality Care to All

Posted on September 7, 2022 by Shaun Neville in Hospice,  Walk for Hospice

One of this year's biggest teams at the Walk for Hospice will be there to honor Jim Rogal, a man known for being passionate about athletics, his career and his family. ...

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Why I Walk: Hospice is My Pet Cause

Posted on August 30, 2022 by Abbie O'Grady, RN, CHPN in Kaplan Family Hospice House,  Volunteers,  Walk for Hospice

Even in the very last, oh-so-painful moments of their son's life, the O'Grady family found comfort and love when Care Dimensions' beloved volunteers brought their dogs to his bedside at the Kaplan Family Hospice House. ...

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