I'm looking for

Voices of Care Blog

Categories
Search
Hospice Brings Comfort and Eases Anxiety for Grandmother and Family

Hospice Brings Comfort and Eases Anxiety for Grandmother and Family

Posted on May 30, 2024 by Alison Samia in Caregiving,  Hospice

When brought on to hospice early, patients and their families can fully benefit from services that are available to them. A granddaughter recounts how they found Care Dimensions, and how much of a difference our team was able to make. ...

Continue reading
Subscribe

Enter your email address to get notified when new articles are published.

How to Support Your Child When Visiting a Hospice Patient

How to Support Your Child When Visiting a Hospice Patient

Posted on March 6, 2024 by Care Dimensions Children’s Program Staff in Children,  Hospice

Care Dimensions child life specialists offer tips for parents to prepare their children for visits with loved ones who are receiving hospice care. ...

Continue reading
Hospice Helps Grant Mom Her Final Wishes

Hospice Helps Grant Mom Her Final Wishes

Posted on May 16, 2023 by Beth Fox Lepore in Hospice

"Care Dimensions assured us that they would make possible our mom’s final wishes... They said they would take care of everything." A daughter-in-law recounts how our team was able to guide them on their hospice journey, leaving them with no regrets. ...

Continue reading
Lifelong Bruins Fan Gets Back to the Garden

Lifelong Bruins Fan Gets Back to the Garden

Posted on December 14, 2022 by Lisa Conti in Hospice,  Social Work

After suffering two strokes, moving into a group home and coming onto hospice care, Dennis Lagerblade did not expect to attend more Boston Bruins games. That changed when his social worker's request to the Care Dimensions Family Fund was approved. ...

Continue reading
What I Wish Every Patient Knew About Hospice

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. ...

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

“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. ...

Continue reading
Why I Walk: Hospice Made Julia’s Journey Easier

Why I Walk: Hospice Made Julia’s Journey Easier

Posted on August 24, 2022 by Laura Kirkpatrick in Hospice,  Walk for Hospice

A mom recalls how hospice for one of her twin newborn daughters allowed her and her husband to keep their baby at home and comfortable during her short life. ...

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

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. ...

Continue reading
The Truth About 5 Morphine Myths

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. ...

Continue reading
Our Care Dimensions Hospice Team Brought Compassion to My Husband with ALS and Our Family

Our Care Dimensions Hospice Team Brought Compassion to My Husband with ALS and Our Family

Posted on May 12, 2022 by Mary Ioven in Hospice

When Khalid was diagnosed with ALS, the family was shocked. His wife Mary and son Sean reached out for extra help from Care Dimensions, and received so much more. ...

Continue reading
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 NEXT

Anyone—patient, family, care provider—can make a referral. Fill in the form online or call us today.

Since 1978, Care Dimensions, formerly Hospice of the North Shore,  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 over 100 communities in Massachusetts.

Copyright 2024 | Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan Street, Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923 | 888-283-1722 | 978-774-7566

Privacy | Terms of Use

We use cookies and other tools to enhance your experience on our website and to analyze our web traffic. For more information about these cookies and the data collected, please refer to our Privacy Policy. Accept