Patient Stories

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Pediatric Team Helped Teen and His Family Make the Most of Each Day

Kyle O’Grady, 15, battled a malignant brain tumor for three years. In those three years, Kyle endured countless radiation and chemotherapy treatments, and yet remained positive and determined to live life to the fullest. But, when his cancer recurred in 2015, Kyle and his family turned to Care Dimensions for additional support.

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The Fessenden Family's Story

When 7-year-old Riley Fessenden's parents were told that her cancer was not curable, they brought on Care Dimensions' pediatric hospice team immediately.

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Patient Thrives on Hospice Care with Veteran Volunteer

Joe MacDonald's health rebounded on hospice care. He especially enjoyed the companionship of his Veteran-to-Veteran volunteer Tom Pendergast.

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Cardiac Patient Finds Help from Specialized Hospice Care Program

The close monitoring from Care Dimensions' Cardiac Program has improved Joe DeSalvo's health and kept him at home and out of the hospital.
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Family of Pediatric Patient Gets Support When It Was Needed Most

Care Dimensions helped Lisa and Rob DeRosier care for their daughter Ava who was born with Trisomy 18, a life-threatening genetic condition.
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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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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.