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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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Family Experience Satisfaction Survey Results

Front Range Hospice and Palliative Care, your leader in Making Best Days Possible and providing Legendary End of Life Care once again comes out on top. Front Range Hospice and Palliative Care has been conducting post death family experience satisfaction … 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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National Nurses Week

The Nightingale Pledge, also known as the Nursing Hippocratic Oath, “I solemnly pledge myself before God and presence of this assembly; To pass my life in purity and to practice my profession faithfully. I will abstain from whatever is deleterious … Continue reading

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It’s National Volunteer Week

By Victor Montour President Richard Nixon established National Volunteer Week with an executive order in 1974, as a way to recognize and celebrate the efforts of volunteers. Every sitting U.S. president since Nixon has issued a proclamation during National Volunteer … Continue reading

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Healthcare Proxy‐by‐Statute

In Colorado, no one is given automatic authority in decision making for another adult, and healthcare providers cannot simply make decisions for individuals except in an emergency. “Next of kin,” spouses, adult children, or other relatives are not authorized decision … Continue reading

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How to Select a Healthcare Agent or Proxy

When you decide to pick someone to speak for you in a medical crisis, in case you are not able to speak for yourself, there are several things to think about. Below is a list of suggested items to review … Continue reading

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