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Eve Walks in Memory of Dad

Posted on August 10, 2022 by Robin Ellington in Walk for Hospice

It was a relief for Eve and her family to have the Care Dimensions hospice team there to support her dad and her family. "My dad wanted to be home and Care Dimensions made that possible, allowing all of us to enjoy being together." ...

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Camp Stepping Stones 2022: Children and Families Gather in Person for Fun and Remembrance

Posted on August 2, 2022 by Robin Ellington

Camp Stepping Stones gives campers and families a space to feel supported and safe, a time to be together in their healing journey. ...

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Check Out Care Dimensions' Walk Team, Bad Assets -- and Be Challenged!

Posted on July 27, 2022 by Robin Ellington in Walk for Hospice

The Bad Assets fundraising team has supported the Walk for Hospice for years -- find out what makes them so successful. ...

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There’s Nothing Like a Dog’s Love

Posted on July 20, 2022 by Jan Lindsay in Pet therapy,  Volunteers

Jan's dogs helped her cope with her husband's death. Now as a volunteer pet visiting team, she and her black Labrador Retriever bring comfort to hospice patients and their caregivers. ...

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Back In Person! Walk for Hospice 2022 Q & A

Posted on July 13, 2022 by Care Dimensions in Walk for Hospice

Care Dimensions Special Events Manager Amy Rein will be organizing her fifth Walk for Hospice. She sat down for questions about this year’s event and lessons learned over the past few years. ...

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For Hospice Aide and Certified Nursing Assistant, It’s About Being a Guide on the Journey

Posted on June 16, 2022 by Stephanie Rodriguez, Hospice Aide in Hospice,  Hospice careers,  Kaplan Family Hospice House

Certified Nursing Assistant Stephanie Rodriguez writes about what drew her to hospice care and what advice she'd give to others looking to join end-of-life care. ...

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3 Lessons of a Hospice Nurse

Posted on June 10, 2022 by Buffey Anchordoqui, RN in Hospice careers

A former hospital nurse who took a break during the COVID-19 pandemic shares lessons she's learned since becoming a hospice nurse. ...

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A Pharmacist’s Music Therapy Lesson

Posted on June 2, 2022 by Joseph Ricciutti, Pharm.D. in Complementary therapy

A pharmacist recalls how accompanying a music therapist on visits with hospice patients changed his perspective about complementary therapy. ...

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4 Ways to Support Children During Disturbing Times

Posted on May 25, 2022 by Care Dimensions Children's Program Staff in Children

It is complicated for adults to wrap our heads around what has been happening in our world, and it can be confusing to know how to talk to our children about it. Avoiding the topic doesn’t make it go away. We encourage you to speak openly as a family about the recent events. This articles lists four ways parents can help their children deal with frightening news. ...

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The Truth About 5 Morphine Myths

Posted on May 23, 2022 by Alifia Waliji-Banglawala, Pharm.D. in Caregiving,  Hospice

Morphine relieves pain and makes it easier for many hospice patients to breathe, but persistent myths can hinder its benefits. Here’s the truth about five common morphine myths. ...

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