Tag Archives: palliative

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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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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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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National Social Works Month

By Victor Montour This year for National Social Workers Month let me start out with a Happy Social Workers Month to all the social workers in the world making a difference. This year I thought I would share with you … Continue reading

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National Hospice & Palliative Care Month

Most people have heard of hospice care and have a general idea of what services hospice provides. What they don’t know or what may become confusing is that hospice provides “palliative care,” and that palliative care is both a method … Continue reading

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