Posted on November 9, 2018 by Patricia Ahern, RN, MBA, FACHE
Care Dimensions wants to share its commitment to increase veterans’ access to compassionate, high-quality hospice and palliative care for those who are facing serious and life-limiting illness. Honoring our nation’s veterans includes supporting them throughout their entire lives, especially at the end. ...
Posted on May 22, 2018 by Rev. Jay Libby, M.Div.
As Memorial Day approaches and we as a nation remember the service members we’ve lost in conflicts near and far, I sometimes wonder who and what it is we are trying to remember. What lifts these men and women off the page of statistics, the cold tally of the dead? What is it that makes them human again, so that we remember them not just as numbers, but for the courage, fear, duty, love and all the emotions that made them who they were? ...
Posted on November 10, 2017 by Lisa Conti
Members of the Care Dimensions Veteran-to-Veteran Volunteer Program provide companionship and a friendly set of ears for veterans receiving hospice care. They give of themselves, not just out of their sense of duty, but out of respect and admiration. ...
Posted on November 6, 2017 by Patricia Ahern, RN, MBA, FACHE
Americans across the country celebrate Veterans' Day on November 11, a special day to salute the men and women who bravely served our country in the military. These fellow Americans have made profound sacrifices in defense of freedom and they deserve our heartfelt thanks and appreciation. Honoring our nation’s veterans includes supporting them throughout their entire lives, especially at the end. ...
Posted on May 26, 2016 by Sharon Dunbar-Link, M.Div.
As Memorial Day approaches, I find Bob in my mind and my heart. Whether we remember strangers or friends, Memorial Day is a time to honor the real sacrifices that so many have made for the United States and each of us as citizens. It is a time to acknowledge that in war there are no good choices and to affirm that one of the best outcomes is to have survived. ...
Posted on July 13, 2015 by Care Dimensions
According to the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), it is expected that in the next five years half a million veterans will need end-of-life care. Many of these veterans served in World War II and the wars in Korea and Vietnam, and as this generation ages the demand for hospice care grows. At Care Dimensions, we are honored to care for those who have served our country and have tailored our hospice services to meet the unique needs of veterans at end of life. ...