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July 30, 2015

Recognizing Hospice Patients With One Final Salute

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

In 1956, Ed Schuck was deployed to Panama with the United States Army, working in communications. “We got the messages in from the White House” and other places, Schuck recently told KAAL-TV. He shared that story, along with other memories from his time in the service, during a pinning ceremony organized by We Honor Veterans, […]

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September 9, 2014

Patient says hospice program is ‘for living, not dying’

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Used with permission, Post-Bulletin Company Some people think hospice care is for people who are dying. Hospice patient Judye Carlsen-Reiland isn’t one of them. “Hospice is a program for living, not dying,” Carlsen-Reiland wrote recently in a poem published in part in the Rochester Post-Bulletin. She was inspired to write her poem after meeting resistance […]

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