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Peace & Comfort at Care Dimensions Hospice House for US Navy Veteran and Family

The Care Dimensions Hospice House is a peaceful place offering 24/7 clinical support for the patient. That allows families to spend quality time with their loved one.

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‘In the End, It’s All About Family’

A woman who has had several family members receive hospice says the expert care given to her loved ones while honoring their end-of-life wishes has been a gift to her and her entire family.

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After Hospice Journey, a Time for Reflection and New Beginnings

Twenty years after his wife Cheryl was on hospice, John Sacramone and his family honor her memory while also celebrating new beginnings.

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Spirit of Generosity Lives On

Joyce Pastor was known for her charitable giving over the years. After being cared for by Care Dimensions, her family wanted to continue that spirit of giving in her honor.

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Lifetime of Learning Enters New Phase with Hospice

Education has always been at the center of Charlotte Mason’s life. So when she was diagnosed with stomach cancer at age 75, she wanted to learn all she could about her disease and this new phase of her life. 

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Family Ties, Hospice Help Barbara Live with Dignity

For more than 50 years, Barbara Swenson put her family’s needs first. At age 83 and living with Alzheimer’s disease, Barbara now has her family and Care Dimensions to ensure she has what she needs to live at home with dignity and without pain.

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Teamwork was Instrumental in Musician's Hospice Care

When Rev. Lee Riggs understood his wife Lynn’s symptoms were progressing rapidly, he didn’t know how much more medical care she would need, "but I knew it was time to call Care Dimensions. The support is there if you ask for it and it can make a tough time so much easier.”

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Family Honors Mother's Devotion with Tribute in Garden of Remembrance

In memory of their beloved mother, Danielle and her siblings placed a tribute brick along the walking path in the Garden of Remembrance at the Care Dimensions Hospice House and attended Tree of Lights. "We're especially grateful to support the expert and compassionate care other familes need at the end of life," she says.

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From Doctor to Patient, A Common Thread: Caring

Dr. Hassan Ali spent his career caring for others. In his time of need, his family says they were fortunate to have the team at Care Dimensions caring for him.

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A Mother's Dream Realized: See Daughter's College Graduation

So Lisa O'Neill's dream could come true, to see her daughter accept her diploma at Saint Anselm College, her family, her Care Dimensions hospice team and college officials collaborated to stage a special event that was livestreamed so she could watch it from her hospital bed at home, with her family and her Care Dimensions hospice team beside her.

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Care Dimensions Hospice Team Helps Rockport Man and His Husband Care for Beloved Mother

After John's mother, Anna, showed increasing signs of dementia, he moved her into the Rockport home he shared with his husband Mark so they could care for her better. When her health worsened they knew they needed more help and called Care Dimensions. The hospice team provided a full spectrum of care for Anna, but also John and Mark. "It was a relief to know there was a whole team taking care of us," Mark said.

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