Voices of Care

Care Dimensions Urges Congress to Expand Access to Hospice, Palliative Care

Posted on April 18, 2019 by Lisa Conti

More than 300 hospice supporters from across the nation – including a Care Dimensions clinical manager – descended on Capitol Hill on April 17 for meetings that stressed expanded access to and coverage for hospice and palliative care services. ...

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I'm a Nurse and Voting No on Ballot Question 1

Posted on October 11, 2018 by Patricia Ahern, RN, MBA, FACHE

I am CEO of Care Dimensions, the largest hospice organization in Massachusetts, and a nurse who worked for nearly 30 years in the emergency room and critical care units of a hospital, and I’m voting No on Ballot Question 1. ...

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Care Dimensions Advocates for Hospice in Capitol Hill Meetings

Posted on April 27, 2018 by Lisa Conti

The meetings with congressional policy advisors wrapped up three days of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s annual Management and Leadership Conference in Washington, DC, and coincided with the launch of the Hospice Action Network’s My Hospice campaign, which seeks to reinforce the value of the Medicare hospice benefit among policy and health care decision makers. ...

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Care Dimensions Supports Bills to Help Hospice Patients, Families

Posted on July 20, 2017 by Lisa Conti

Two Care Dimensions staffers joined hospice advocates from across the country to urge members of Congress to support legislation that seeks to increase access to hospice and palliative care for Medicare beneficiaries. ...

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Care Dimensions Advocates Planning for Medicare Hospice Patients

Posted on July 21, 2016 by Lisa Conti

Hospice patients on Medicare would have greater access to advance care planning and end-of-life discussions with their care teams under proposed legislation. Care Dimensions staff members and more than 200 hospice supporters from across the U.S. championed the bills this week during the Hospice Action Network’s two-day “advocacy intensive” meeting in Washington, D.C. ...

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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.