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Voices of Care

Paying it Forward Through Gift of Music

Posted on December 16, 2021 by Lisa Conti

When a barbershop quartet sang to a colleague who was a patient at Care Dimensions' Kaplan Family Hospice House, they touched more lives than they realized. ...

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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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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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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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Grateful for Excellent Hospice Care, Surroundings at Kaplan House

Posted on August 28, 2019 by Janet Zipes

The Care Dimensions Walk for Hospice team, Eaton-Mudty, honors the memory of Tod Eaton of Peabody, who died at the Kaplan Family Hospice House. ...

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A Caregiver's Story: What I Learned About Palliative Care

Posted on July 23, 2019 by Davita Nowland

Davita Nowland learned about the value of engaging a palliative care team for her beloved husband's cancer and end-of-life planning and care. ...

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Volunteer Creates Bouquets of Thanks at Kaplan Family Hospice House

Posted on May 2, 2019 by Wendy Killeen

Volunteer Kathe Hyland of Danvers creates floral arrangements for Care Dimensions' Kaplan Family Hospice House as a way of giving back for the care her mother received there. ...

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Community Volunteers’ Knitting, Sewing Bring Comfort to Hospice Patients

Posted on April 9, 2019 by Wendy Killeen

Two community volunteers from Wenham, MA, donate their talents to create prayer squares and quilts that are given to patients at Care Dimensions' Kaplan Family Hospice House. ...

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How Hospice Became Personal for Me

Posted on January 15, 2019 by Lisa Conti

Reading and writing about hospice is one thing. Referring a childhood friend for hospice is another. ...

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Committed to Volunteering, Making a Difference

Posted on September 14, 2018 by Anne Williams

In 1980, she made a commitment to improve the lives and deaths of people with terminal illnesses and she continues to live out that commitment today. Volunteers at the Kaplan Family Hospice House say that Gail’s sense of humor and her kindness are evident in her interactions with patients and fellow volunteers. ...

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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.