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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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On Losing my Dad, but Regaining my Strength

Posted on November 17, 2021 by Olivia Schuller

Olivia Schuller, a teen when she lost her Dad at the beginning of the COVID pandemic in 2019, struggled with her grief and summoned the inner strength to carry on. ...

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Hospice Nurse Wins Bath Makeover for Veterans

Posted on November 10, 2021 by Lisa Conti

The perseverance of a Care Dimensions co-worker and the kindness of a home improvement company came through for hospice nurse Miriam Thomas and her husband, Jerome, who are U.S. veterans. ...

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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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Advancing the Landscape of Spiritual Care Through Research

Posted on October 28, 2021 by Rev. Donna Spencer Collins, M.Div.

In recognition of Spiritual Care Week, Care Dimensions Hospice Chaplain Rev. Donna Spencer Collins discusses how chaplains use research findings to adapt their role. ...

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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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How I got to be Somebody’s Angel

Posted on September 20, 2021 by Meghan Gardner

A Care Dimensions hospice volunteer listens to a patient with dementia and reaps a great reward. ...

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Hospice Volunteer: Each Visit is a Gift

Posted on September 9, 2021 by Lisa Conti

Laura O'Connor says she has learned a lot about interacting with people as a Care Dimensions hospice volunteer and about the rewards it brings her. ...

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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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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.