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Urgent: Make Your Health Care Wishes Known This Holiday Season

Posted on November 16, 2020 by Mary Crowe, LICSW, ACHP-SW, C.D.S, CDP

The COVID-19 pandemic brings a new urgency to having conversations about your health care wishes, even if you cannot gather with loved ones this holiday season. ...

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Wrapping Veterans with Appreciation and Caring

Posted on November 10, 2020 by Lisa Conti

This Veterans Day, more than 125 Care Dimensions hospice patients who are military veterans are receiving a warm “hug” and a salute from the community. ...

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Confessions of a Hospice Chaplain

Posted on October 26, 2020 by Fr. Terrence P. McGillicuddy, Ph.D.

In recognition of Spiritual Care Week, a hospice chaplain recalls the patients he has comforted over 30 years and the roles that chaplains play on the interdisciplinary team. ...

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Safely Removing Unused Opioids from Hospice Patients’ Homes

Posted on October 21, 2020 by Alifia Waliji-Banglawala, Pharm.D.

Care Dimensions is working hard to balance effective symptom management for our hospice patients with the need to ensure that opioids stay out of the wrong hands. ...

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6 Ways to Support Your Child After a Suicide Death

Posted on October 16, 2020 by Sarah Bujold

Here are six tips on how to guide a conversation with your child about a death by suicide and suggestions for offering support. ...

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A Man of the People is Remembered in Ipswich

Posted on September 25, 2020 by Robin Ellington

Former pastor is honored in Walk for Hospice ...

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Seeing is Believing: Facilities Manager Supports Walk for Hospice

Posted on September 24, 2020 by Rebecca Brackett

Four years as Facilities Manager at Care Dimensions' two inpatient hospice facilities has turned Stephen Freni into a Walk for Hospice supporter. ...

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How Care Dimensions Changed My Mind About Hospice

Posted on September 23, 2020 by Antonella Acierno

A daughter explains how she was able to have more quality time with her father and keep a promise she had made to him, thanks to hospice with Care Dimensions. ...

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Partnership Thrives on Compassion, Support

Posted on September 22, 2020 by Lisa Conti

Two Cataldo Ambulance employees share an appreciation for hospice - and the Care Dimensions Walk for Hospice - but for different reasons. ...

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CCC Honors Co-Worker, Takes Walk for Hospice Global

Posted on September 17, 2020 by Lisa Conti

Christie Powell inspired others at Copyright Clearance Center to do good work and is remembered for her compassion and leading by example. ...

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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.