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 Ambassador Spotlight: Teddi Anderson

What My Hospice means is different to each individual and family we serve. For My Hospice Ambassadors, like Teddi Anderson, 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: Carol’s Story

What My Hospice means is different to each individual and family we serve. For Carol, it means spending time with beloved cats, even when she can no longer take care of her own pet. As Medicare’s first coordinated care model, we must protect the services like pet therapy under the Medicare Hospice Benefit for patients…

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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: Bri Santarsieri

What My Hospice means is different to each individual and family we serve. For My Hospice Ambassadors, like Bri Santarsieri, 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 Legacy, My Hospice: Lou’s Story

What My Hospice means is different to each individual and family we serve. For Lou Alvarez, it meant being able to advocate for a cause he believed in until his final days. As Medicare’s first coordinated care model, we must protect the services under the hospice Medicare Hospice Benefit for heroes like Lou. As a…

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My Hospice Ambassador Spotlight: Patty Ramsden

What My Hospice means is different to each individual and family we serve. For My Hospice Ambassadors, like Patty Ramsden, 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 Round Up: Holiday Season

What My Hospice means is different to each individual and family we serve. This month, we asked the #MyHospice community to share stories about how they make the holiday season a bit brighter for the patients, families and communities they serve. See some of their responses below: We have a “Tree of Remembrance” ceremony where…

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Next Generation Leadership Council & My Hospice: Ryan’s Story

What My Hospice means is different to each individual and family we serve. For Next Generation Leaders, like Ryan, it means investing in the development of young leaders who will continue to support Medicare’s first coordinated care model and protect the Medicare Hospice Benefit. NHPCO’s Next Generation Leadership Council provides an opportunity for young leaders to help…

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My Hospice: Brooke’s Story

What My Hospice means is different to each individual and family we serve. For hospice staff like Brooke, it means working with patients who reinforce and remind them why hospice is their passion. As Medicare’s first coordinated care model, we must protect the services and care provided by individuals like Brooke under the hospice Medicare…

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