Category Archives: patients

Happy Nurses Week

Nurses all over the country take pride in the fact that the public has rated nursing as the most honest and ethical profession for the past 16 years. Nurse’s commitment to protecting, promoting, and improving health care for all is … Continue reading

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Community Based Palliative Care. What is it? Do I need it?

By Victor Montour Community Based Palliative Care is a multidisciplinary approach to specialized medical and nursing care for people with life-limiting illnesses. Front Range Hospice and Palliative Care focuses on providing relief from the symptoms of a patient’s disease process … Continue reading

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Response to: This was not the good death we were promised.

A response to the NY Times article from a hospice Director of Nursing. Link to the original article:  https://mobile.nytimes.com/2018/01/06/opinion/sunday/hospice-good-death.html?referer=https://www.google.com/   Dear Don, Thank you for sharing this article with me. I have read it several times over the last few … Continue reading

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2017 Employee of the Year

By Victor Montour The last year all of us at Front Range Hospice and Palliative Care were faced with some very challenging times. As a team we all worked together to overcome the challenges and put before us our primary … Continue reading

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Palliative Care … What’s the point??

By Victor Montour Day after day as my colleague and I are pounding the pavement going from one community partner to the other and we hear “What is the point of Palliative Care?” I hope today I can shed some … Continue reading

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Contented Dementia

By: Cyndy Luzinski first published 12/22/16, revised 6/1/2017 Dad was a brilliant researcher and fisherman, but he was an even better father.  So, when he shared his concern with me several years ago that his thinking was foggy, I started to … Continue reading

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National Hospital Week

National Hospital Week celebrates hospitals and the women and men who support the health and well-being of their communities through dedication and compassionate care from the heart. In 1921, U.S. President Warren G. Harding declared the first National Hospital Day. … Continue reading

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