Category Archives: palliative care

Palliative care supports not only the patients, but also their families

Gus and Tina are soul mates. At ages 96 and 91 years old, they have had an amazing journey together. They are still living in the same home where they have spent 40 of the 70 years they’ve been married. … Continue reading

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How you can help people like Anne live the life they want

At the age of 82, Anne*, a lifelong Grafton resident and retired registered nurse, was diagnosed with colorectal cancer. Her oncologist recommended cancer treatments; Anne complied. The treatments left her more uncomfortable than she wanted. So she decided to stop. … Continue reading

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How palliative care helps people like Dino live their best life

“The first person I met was Krin. She had the time to listen to me.” That’s Rodine “Dino” Retting, talking about Krin Kramer, a member of Dino’s palliative care team. “She became an advocate – and fought for me.” Dino … Continue reading

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