My Hospice: Aaron and Roslyn’s Story

What My Hospice means is different to each individual and family we serve. For Aaron and his wife Roslyn, it means spending more precious time together, celebrating their 613,632 hours of love. For 95-year-old Aaron Wiseman, getting to spend some time each weekday with Roslyn, his wife of 70 years, means a lot. Aaron lives…

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My Hospice: Greg’s Story

What My Hospice means is different to each staff member, patient, and family we serve. For Greg, it means an opportunity to honor Veterans. A defining moment for me was when I recognized the vital importance and rewarding experience the We Honor Veterans program is to our local Veterans.  One of our volunteers was providing…

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My Hospice: Emily’s Story

What My Hospice means is different to each individual and family we serve. For Emily, it means a family connection. As Medicare’s first coordinated care model, we must protect the services received in hospice through the Medicare Hospice Benefit. I grew up knowing what hospice is. My aunt Kathy, who was like a second mom…

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My Hospice: Joan’s Story

What My Hospice means is different to each individual and family we serve. For Joan, a Care Dimensions patient, it meant the opportunity to attend a New England Patriots game and cheer for her favorite team at their home field one last time. When Joan McLynch was admitted to Care Dimensions hospice care for complications from her…

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My Hospice: Carl’s Story

What My Hospice means is different to each individual and family we serve. For Carl, it meant sharing Christmas with his family and giving them gifts, and his hospice team at ViaQuest made that possible. As Medicare’s first coordinated care model, we must protect the services like those Carl received in hospice through the Medicare…

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My Hospice Ambassador Spotlight: Natalie McNeal

What My Hospice means is different to each individual and family we serve. For My Hospice Ambassadors, like Natalie McNeal, it means acting as a leader in their state to support Medicare’s first coordinated care model and protect the Medicare Hospice Benefit. My Hospice Ambassadors are hospice and palliative care professionals with an interest in advocacy who…

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My Hospice Ambassador Spotlight: Emily Baehr

What My Hospice means is different to each individual and family we serve. For My Hospice Ambassadors, like Emily Baehr, it means acting as a leader in their state to support Medicare’s first coordinated care model and protect the Medicare Hospice Benefit. My Hospice Ambassadors are hospice and palliative care professionals with an interest in advocacy who…

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My Hospice: Cheryl’s Story

What My Hospice means is different to each individual and family we serve. For Cheryl, it meant being able to be there to witness her son’s graduation while receiving hospice care from Care Dimensions. As Medicare’s first coordinated care model, we must protect the services like those Cheryl received in hospice through the Medicare Hospice…

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My Hospice Ambassador Spotlight: Kelly Coons

What My Hospice means is different to each individual and family we serve. For My Hospice Ambassadors, like Kelly Coons, it means acting as a leader in their state to support Medicare’s first coordinated care model and protect the Medicare Hospice Benefit. My Hospice Ambassadors are hospice and palliative care professionals with an interest in advocacy who…

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NHPCO and HAN Share a Message of Sympathy Upon the Death of Representative Elijah Cummings

For Immediate Release: October 17, 2019 (Alexandria, Va) – The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and the Hospice Action Network extend deepest sympathies to the family, friends, colleagues and constituents of Representative Elijah Cummings who died today in Baltimore, at the age of 68. A native and long-time resident of Baltimore, Rep. Cummings was an eight term Congressman representing Maryland’s…

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