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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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Grief During the Holidays

How to Help a Grieving Loved One During the Holidays Twelve Practical Tips for Saying, Doing the Right Things  From the National Hospice Foundation and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization While many people look forward to yearly holiday … Continue reading

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We Are Not All the Same

Every day people are trying to make decisions about which hospice or palliative care to enroll in, most want to choose a hospice or palliative care agency that will deliver the best possible care for whatever time they have left. … 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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Choices

By Victor Montour Today I want to talk about choices. Life is all about choices, most of the time we all make good choices. Then we have moments in life we think we are making good choices but in fact … 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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