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July 21, 2021

The Gift Hospice Provided

The decision to put a loved one on hospice is never easy, but it is a decision many of us will have to make. Diane, the daughter of a LightBridge Hospice patient, explains how LightBridge Hospice came alongside not only her mother but was also there as an extra layer ...

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April 1, 2021

Support is Essential

We sat looking at each other, not knowing what to do. Dealing with our parents' declining health had left us exhausted and unsure how to get more help. We didn't know at the time, but who we needed the most was a social worker.

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July 29, 2020

Honoring Our Brave Men and Women

"Most honor ceremony candidates and veterans have never been recognized for their service, which is why we're here," says Captain Wil, a volunteer with LightBridge Hospice's We Honor Veterans program. He and other military volunteers conduct Honor Ceremonies designed to formally recognize military veterans receiving hospice care for their outstanding ...

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June 26, 2020

Providing Guidance and Support

Hospice social workers fill an essential role with patients and their loved ones. When a patient begins receiving hospice care, in addition to other healthcare providers, a social worker is assigned to their care team to help facilitate the patient's treatment plan. Knowing the hospice journey is more than physical ...

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December 11, 2019

Innovation Provides Better Care

Certified pet therapy dogs have been an integral part of the LightBridge integrative therapy program for many years. Based on the patient's medical needs and preferences, a therapy dog can sometimes be the best medicine to bring a sense of calm and enjoyment to the patient. 

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