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What I Learned as My Wife’s Full-time Caregiver

Posted on March 4, 2021 by Geoff Staples

A few months after his wife began receiving hospice at home, Geoff Staples became her full-time caregiver. Here's what he learned. ...

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Hospice Social Work: A Calling That Satisfies

Posted on March 2, 2021 by Lisa Conti

In observance of Social Work Month, two Care Dimensions social workers discuss what attracted them to their profession, lessons learned, and what they’ve found fulfilling about hospice social work. ...

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5 Tips for Acing a Virtual Job Interview

Posted on February 25, 2021 by Robin Gould

Preparing for a virtual job interview means you'll need to meet recruiters' new expectations and some traditional ones. Here are five tips for success. ...

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How I Went From Blues-ville to Feeling Blessed

Posted on February 9, 2021 by Alison Powers, LMT

A hospice massage therapist shares how she gets through these unusually tough times of the COVID-19 pandemic, and how you may have better days, too. ...

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A Letter to Grieving Teens

Posted on February 2, 2021 by Kelia Bergin

Reaching out to teens who have lost someone close to them, acknowledging that grief is complicated, and offering a virtual space for talking or just listening ...

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The Power of Forgiveness at End of Life

Posted on January 19, 2021 by Rev. Donna Spencer Collins, M.Div.

A hospice chaplain recalls how she took Mother Teresa's words to heart, which helped reconcile a family as one member neared the end of his life. ...

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How Hospice Volunteering Changes Lives

Posted on January 4, 2021 by Lisa Conti

Care Dimensions volunteers often say, “I get more than I give” out of volunteering with hospice patients. Learn what this means for several of our volunteers. ...

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11 Ways Pandemic Spurred Innovation at Care Dimensions

Posted on December 22, 2020 by Patricia Ahern, RN, MBA, FACHE

From secure virtual clinical visits with hospice patients to online versions of grief support workshops, educational programs and community events, Care Dimensions adjusted to disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

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Joëlle’s End-of-Life Journey with Hospice

Posted on December 14, 2020 by Bob Birkett

After his wife's cancer treatment options were exhausted and doctors suggested hospice, Bob Birkett didn't know what to do. Here's how Care Dimensions helped the couple during their final three weeks together. ...

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Thanks to Care Dimensions, We're Bonded Forever

Posted on December 7, 2020 by Laura Connolly

Hospice nurses, social worker and chaplain provided lifelines for Laura and Scott during his final days, including their wedding. ...

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Since 1978, Care Dimensions 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 more than 95 communities in Eastern Massachusetts.