Category Archives: patient-centered care

Ship to shore: how palliative care is improving a craftsman’s quality of life

The sailing vessel Denis Sullivan at Discovery World in Milwaukee is a recreation of a 19th century three-masted Great Lakes schooner. It took several professional shipwrights and over a thousand volunteers many years to build it. Taking inspiration from this, … 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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