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Electric Insurance Company Energizes Walk for Hospice

Posted on September 18, 2019 by Whitney McBride

An Electric Insurance Company employee discusses the company's longstanding commitment to the community and her family's experience with hospice from Care Dimensions. ...

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Walk for Hospice Team Honors Danvers Man's Love of Giving Back

Posted on September 17, 2019 by Lisa Conti

Frank Cobuzzi gave back to his community of Danvers. Now 40 of his family and friends are honoring his memory by participating in the Care Dimensions Walk for Hospice ...

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Giving Back to Community Through Walk for Hospice

Posted on September 3, 2019 by David Delande

David Delande, CEO of Delande Supply Co., Inc., of Peabody, MA, explains why he supports Care Dimensions as an individual and a business owner. ...

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BankGloucester Remembers Co-worker While Helping Other Hospice Patients

Posted on November 23, 2018 by Anne Williams

Since 2001, BankGloucester has hosted Care Dimensions’ annual Tree of Lights ceremony for Cape Ann communities as a way to help local grieving residents get through the holidays, but this year’s event is also personal for Bank President Patrick Thorpe and several members of his team. ...

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Check and Balance: Supporting Walk for Hospice Behind the Scenes

Posted on September 28, 2018 by Lisa Conti

With more than 75 years of combined Walk for Hospice finance experience, the Salem Five team makes sure that all cash gifts are accounted for properly. ...

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Team Murphy: Good Hospice Care Extends Good Life

Posted on September 27, 2018 by Janet Zipes

It’s been a little over a year since Marilyn Favreau’s mother, Kathleen Murphy, died from complications of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Despite the significance of that loss, Marilyn finds solace in knowing that her mother’s wishes were honored and that the last year of her life was spent at home in Lynn, MA, cared for by family and by Care Dimensions.   Team Mu...

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Taking a Walk That Matters for High School Classmate

Posted on September 4, 2018 by Kate Costin

I wanted to remember my friend and do something positive in her memory, so I thought, “What better way than the Walk for Hospice?” It would be nice if I could get some of our classmates together to raise money for hospice patients and their families in Debbie’s memory. ...

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Supporting My Community Through the Walk for Hospice

Posted on August 13, 2018 by Chris Culkeen

I’ve always strongly believed in giving back to my community, so when a friend of mine asked me in 1997 if I would donate a few hours of my time as master of ceremonies at the Walk for Hospice in my hometown of Danvers, MA, I immediately said yes. ...

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‘Volunteer Vikings’ Go the Extra Mile at Walk for Hospice

Posted on August 6, 2018 by Fran Clements

I meet a lot of people who want to give back to our organization because they are grateful for the compassionate care their loved ones received at end of life, and I too have been down that road and wanted to give back. After being asked to form a Walk for Hospice team, my husband, two sisters, and a couple of volunteers formed our team called the Volunteer Vikings. ...

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Coming Together for Papa’s Crew, Walk for Hospice

Posted on August 2, 2018 by Maureen Gillis and Amy Emery

We are so grateful that my grandfather was able to be comfortable and die a peaceful death at the Kaplan House. While Papa’s Crew honors my grandfather’s memory, we hope to also raise awareness about Care Dimensions and the need to support its important work in end-of-life care. ...

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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.