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Supporting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Care Dimensions

Posted on December 7, 2021 by Kristine DiFiore

Employee input helped guide Care Dimensions in setting a course for diversity, equity, and inclusion, and the company is committed to an increased focus on DEI initiatives. ...

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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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Why I Love Being a Certified Nursing Assistant with Care Dimensions

Posted on June 16, 2021 by Monika “Toni” Roman, CNA, CHPNA

In observance of National Nursing Assistants Week, CNA Toni Roman explains there's no greater feeling than knowing she's made a difference in someone's life. ...

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Fulfilling My Lifelong Dream to Become a Nurse

Posted on May 5, 2021 by Nancy Drago, RN

Nancy Drago knew she wanted to be a nurse since she was a child, but a personal experience made her realize her career path was in hospice nursing with Care Dimensions. ...

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My First Year as a Hospice Nurse: Caring During a Pandemic

Posted on April 12, 2021 by Lauren Mercurio, RN

The beginning of the pandemic was not an ideal time to be starting a new job. Hospice RN Case Manager Lauren Mercurio reflects on how her colleagues helped her through the past year. ...

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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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Confessions of a Hospice Chaplain

Posted on October 26, 2020 by Fr. Terrence P. McGillicuddy, Ph.D.

In recognition of Spiritual Care Week, a hospice chaplain recalls the patients he has comforted over 30 years and the roles that chaplains play on the interdisciplinary team. ...

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Caring Through COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted on July 1, 2020 by Mary Hickey, RN

Veteran nurse Mary Hickey came to Care Dimensions to focus on end-of-life care. She says the COVID-19 pandemic brought new challenges, but the experience confirms she made the right decision. ...

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Hospice Aide: Helping Others is a Way of Life

Posted on June 24, 2020 by Claudia Vivanco, CNA

Claudia Vivanco explains why she became a hospice aide and why Care Dimensions is the best place she has worked in her 15 years as a certified nursing assistant. ...

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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.