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How Care Dimensions Changed My Mind About Hospice

How Care Dimensions Changed My Mind About Hospice

Posted on September 23, 2020 by Antonella Acierno in Hospice,  Walk for Hospice

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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Bringing Dad Home with Hospice was True Gift

Bringing Dad Home with Hospice was True Gift

Posted on August 24, 2020 by Kathy Crowley in Hospice,  Walk for Hospice

At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Boston area, Care Dimensions made it possible for James Crowley to spend his remaining days at home with his family instead of being isolated in a hospital. ...

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Rainbow Promise

Rainbow Promise

Posted on July 23, 2020 by Robert Hagopian, M.Div. in Hospice

A rainbow helps a Care Dimensions hospice chaplain support a grieving family and remind his co-workers of their promise to patients and families. ...

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Podcast: The Importance of Listening

Podcast: The Importance of Listening

Posted on May 27, 2020 by Mia Buscone in Hospice,  Learning Institute,  Podcast

In this episode of our podcast of Living Forever, Not an Option, our hosts Lyn Skarmeas and Mary Crowe focus the importance of active listening skills and how truly being in the moment with a person in a compassionate and non-judgmental way, is one of the greatest gifts you can give another, especially at end of life. ...

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Podcast: Telling Our Stories: The Importance of Reminiscing and Life Review

Podcast: Telling Our Stories: The Importance of Reminiscing and Life Review

Posted on April 30, 2020 by Mia Buscone in Hospice,  Learning Institute,  Podcast,  Social Work,  Volunteers

In this latest episode of our podcast Living Forever, Not an Option, our hosts Mary Crowe and Lyn Skarmeas talk about the benefits of reminiscing and life review. ...

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Podcast: Living with a Serious Ilness

Podcast: Living with a Serious Ilness

Posted on April 15, 2020 by Mia Buscone in Advance Directives,  Hospice,  Learning Institute,  Palliative Care,  Podcast

In this latest episode of our podcast Living Forever, Not an Option, our hosts Mary Crowe and Lyn Skarmeas talk about the stress of receiving a diagnosis of a serious illness and why it's important to assemble a strong support team to help you assess all options for a care plan that is based on your goals and definition of quality of life. ...

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Podcast: Complementary Therapies Enhance Well-Being at End of Life

Podcast: Complementary Therapies Enhance Well-Being at End of Life

Posted on April 2, 2020 by Mia Buscone in Complementary therapy,  Hospice,  Learning Institute,  Podcast

In this latest episode of our podcast Living Forever, Not an Option, our hosts Mary Crowe and Lyn Skarmeas talk about the benefits of complementary therapies. ...

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What Every Family Should Know About Medical Treatment at End of Life

What Every Family Should Know About Medical Treatment at End of Life

Posted on March 30, 2020 by Robert M. Taylor, MD, FAAHPM, FAAN in Hospice

Debunking three myths about best courses of treatment for hospice patients at end of life. ...

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Podcast: Caring for the Caregiver

Podcast: Caring for the Caregiver

Posted on March 20, 2020 by Mia Buscone in Caregiving,  Hospice,  Learning Institute,  Podcast

In this latest episode of our podcast Living Forever, Not an Option, our hosts Mary Crowe and Lyn Skarmeas focus on the importance of taking care of and supporting the caregiver. ...

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Podcast: Concepts of Grief and Loss

Podcast: Concepts of Grief and Loss

Posted on March 10, 2020 by Mia Buscone in Caregiving,  Hospice,  Podcast

In this latest episode of our podcast Living Forever, Not an Option, our hosts Mary Crowe and Lyn Skarmeas touch upon the realities of dealing with grief and loss and ways that we can care for each other during those difficult times. ...

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