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15 Dec 5 Comforting Gift Ideas for Loved Ones

The holidays are a beautiful time for fellowship and gift-giving; however, hospice patients are not always able to experience this season in it’s fullness. Although nothing can beat the gift of love and companionship, receiving a physical gift could raise a hospice patient’s spirits instantly....

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07 Nov A Grateful Heart

A Grateful Heart What are you thankful for? Here is a list to get you thinking. Happy November! Something in nature Some type of technology A household item A personal quality you have A physical quality or trait you have A skill you have A food...

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05 Oct What is “sundowning”?

As you get ready for autumn, it’s also a good time to get ready for how the seasonal changes may bring up sundowning for those with dementia. Sundowning is an occurrence where some patients with dementia experience greater confusion and anxiety later in the day. Less daylight hours in...

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