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April is Stress Awareness Month

By Victor Montour The last month has been a bit stressful for me. In an effort to manage my stress I went on line looking for some great advice or ideas I could use to help decrease my stress level. … Continue reading

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Happy Social Workers Month

As we continue with Social Worker Appreciation Month, we wanted to express how grateful we are for the hard work and tireless dedication of our Social Workers at Front Range Hospice and Palliative Care.  Our Social Workers are the people holding … 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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2017 Outcomes in Palliative Care

Front Range Hospice and Palliative Care once again stands out among our competitors. As of April 14, 2017, Front Range Hospice and Palliative Care’s Palliative Care program was  certified by the Joint Commission. You’re probably asking why does that matter … 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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Communication and Alzheimer’s/Dementia

One of the most difficult things for families and care giver’s is the change in communication that comes with the progression of Alzheimer’s/Dementia (A/D). Persons with A/D are no longer able to perceive the world as we see it, yet … Continue reading

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