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Family Matters: Devoted Siblings Thankful for Mom’s Hospice Care

A grateful family appreciates the dignity and support that their mother received during nine months of hospice care at home.

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Kaplan House Helps Young Woman Accomplish Her Goal

The care that Kiara Khapertian received at the Kaplan Family Hospice House allowed her to continue her PhD dissertation, to marry her sweetheart, and enjoy every second of life.

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Family of North Shore Surgeon Finds Comfort at Kaplan House

When Dr. Mayo Johnson's pain and symptoms were too much to manage at home, his family turned to the clinical team at Kaplan House to provide expert care and a peaceful, comfortable environment for their whole family.

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Crucial Support Eases Stress on Caregivers

Care Dimensions helped Lynn resident Linda Cloran's experience with hospice for her husband more bearable. 

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Timing is Everything

Watch Care Dimensions' cable TV show Timing is Everything to learn more about living with an advanced illness and the benefits of hospice and palliative care.

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Engaging Hospice Early Enables Patient to Fulfill Wish to Die at Home

Dana-Farber oncologist/researcher Barrett Rollins, MD, explains why hospice care is so vital for patients with advanced disease based on his personal experience caring for his wife, Jane Weeks, MD.

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Care Dimensions Hospice House

The Care Dimensions Hospice House is located in Lincoln, on the Waltham line. It offers a private home-like setting for patients who need complex pain and symptom management.

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Till Death Do Us Part

Mary and Alphonse Gokas were inseparable, including during their last days at Kaplan House, where they held hands one last time.

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Care Dimensions Veteran-to-Veteran Volunteer Program Gives Back

WWII veteran Tom Pendergast says becoming a hospice volunteer visiting fellow veterans has been very rewarding and has "brought me back to life" after losing his wife.

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Pediatric Hospice Allowed Baby Jordan to Live His Life to the Fullest

Jenna and Paul Clapp made the hard decision to opt for hospice care for their infant son, Jordan.

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Supporting Patients with Special Needs

Music therapy helps Kat Flynn express herself and provides stress release and comfort while on hospice care.

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