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8 People I’ll Remember From 2021

Posted on December 31, 2021 by Lisa Conti

Eight people who were interviewed about their experience with Care Dimensions brought some positive moments during a trying year. ...

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10 Life Lessons That Made Me a Better Hospice Aide

Posted on November 19, 2021 by Assumptah “Summie” Mwai

In observance of Hospice and Palliative Care Month, a hospice aide recalls how compassion and respect helped a patient live with dignity and make the best of his time. ...

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Podcast: Care Dimensions During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Posted on November 3, 2021 by Care Dimensions

On this episode of Living Forever, Not An Option, Lyn and Mary speak with guest Stephanie Patel, Care Dimensions’ Medical Director, to discuss how Care Dimensions adapted to the Covid-19 pandemic. ...

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10 Benefits of Hospice Massage

Posted on October 22, 2021 by Alison Powers, LMT

In observance of National Massage Therapy Awareness Week, Care Dimensions Massage Therapist Alison Powers shares 10 benefits of hospice massage. ...

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Kaplan House and Danvers Garden Club: A Growing Bond

Posted on October 7, 2021 by Robin Ellington

Danvers Garden Club members bring enthusiasm, dedication, and sunny smiles to beautify the Kaplan Family Hospice House grounds. ...

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Why I Walk: Hospice Changed My Life

Posted on September 2, 2021 by Alice Thomson, RN

After seeing how much her mother benefited from hospice, Alice Thomson decided to become a hospice nurse. She explains why she's supporting Care Dimensions' Walk for Hospice. ...

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Rose and Dale Support Walk for Hospice and Each Other

Posted on August 12, 2021 by Robin Ellington

Since Rose and Dale met in 2003 they’ve supported each other through personal and family health crises. This September they’ll walk together for the 14th time in Care Dimensions' Walk for Hospice Virtual 2.0. ...

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I Walk for Mary, My Mother and Best Friend

Posted on August 5, 2021 by Gale Page

If it wasn’t for Care Dimensions and my family's close circle of friends, I wouldn’t have been able to keep my promise to my mother that she would never be in a nursing home, where we couldn’t be with her 24 hours a day. ...

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My Essay Won a $10,000 Award for Care Dimensions

Posted on August 2, 2021 by Sean Casey, Branch Leader for Movement Mortgage

When I had a chance to write an essay through a charitable contest, Grace Works, sponsored by my company, Movement Mortgage, I chose to write about the care provided to my mom by Care Dimensions. ...

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Debunking 5 Myths About Morphine

Posted on July 13, 2021 by Ronald Wyner, R.Ph.

Morphine is an opiate that relieves pain and makes it easier for many hospice patients to breathe, but it is often misunderstood. Let’s learn the truth about five common morphine myths. ...

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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.