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Join Pet Therapy Dog Patrick at Walk for Hospice

Posted on August 2, 2018 by Care Dimensions

By way of introduction, my name is Patrick! I am proud to say I was the first Therapy Dog for Care Dimensions. When I first arrived, I visited with patients and their families at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers and I loved it. This year, I’ve formed a way for people to support Care Dimensions with my very own Patrick’s Pals Walk Team. ...

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What My Dog Taught Me About End of Life

Posted on December 26, 2017 by Andrea Gwosdow

Maxie was a therapy dog for more than 14 years and made over 300 visits, including trips to homes of Care Dimensions hospice patients. Watching how people responded to Maxie was a rewarding experience that I will always treasure. ...

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Pet Therapy Dog Tessie Brings Comfort to Hospice Patients

Posted on March 20, 2017 by Tessie Pet Therapy Dog

Wednesdays are the best day of the week! My human says in a cheerful voice, "Do you want to go to the Kaplan House and put smiles on people’s faces?" Off we go to visit patients at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, sometimes sporting a decorative outfit in addition to my harness and leash. ...

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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.