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hospice

Are you a caregiver? Take care of yourself, too

More than 34 million Americans provide unpaid care to an older adult. These caregivers need support, experts say.

Patient Story

‘Almost like being in heaven’

At 96, Helen Sharp fulfills her lifelong wish of riding a motorcycle.

Patient Story

Living life to the fullest

Even while his body grows weaker from Parkinson’s disease, Daniel McCarthy’s spirit remains strong.

Patient Story

Multiple myeloma and Motown memories

After a lifetime in music and a courageous battle with cancer, Chester Lowe faced his final reprise. With the help of music therapy, he made every note count.

Patient Story

‘Will you marry me?’

Told she doesn’t have much time to live, Rhonda White sees two wishes fulfilled in a tearful, joyful double wedding ceremony.

Patient Story

22 pounds of love

Cricket, a therapy cat, brings happiness and wholeness to hospice patients.

Patient Story

‘All about living, not dying’

With the help of hospice, a Battle of the Bulge hero continues to enjoy outdoor adventures.

Patient Story

‘The love for horses’

When a hospice nurse invites 84-year-old Lloyd Robinson to her farm, memories of his childhood and rodeo days spill forth.

Patient Story

‘A good moment’

A father in hospice care spends an evening at a Whitecaps game with his sons: "Just being with the kids is the main thing."

Authoring the end-of-life story

Advance directives can restore a sense of control for patients amid their final days.

Patient Story

‘The best day in a long time’

With help from family and hospice caregivers, Gloria Koch makes her annual trip to an apple orchard.

Patient Story

An unexpected blessing

An artist balances the challenges of chemotherapy with the excitement of her first entry in ArtPrize.

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