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Myth: A DNR is Necessary to Receive Hospice Care

"I thought a Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) order was necessary in order to receive hospice care." Click to find out the truth to this myth!

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Myth: A Hospice Patient Can't Go to the Hospital

Find out the truth about hospital visits while on hospice care.

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Dr. Cate McCarty - Seasons of Dementia

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Love Flows Both Ways with Dementia

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HCR ManorCare Honors 2019 Third-Quarter National Champion of Caring

Congratulations to our Champion of Caring, Karen Cleveland-Herron, Volunteer Coordinator at Heartland Hospice Serving Shawnee!

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Daughter of Hospice Patient Expresses Sincere Appreciation for Her Father's Nurse

"Working with Ashlee has been a joy and having her engaged in my father's hospice care has provided me with comfort and peace of mind."

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Myth: Hospice Care is Not Provided With Comforting Treatments

"I didn't consider hospice care early enough because dad was still getting blood transfusions regularly."

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Myth: Hospice Care is Only for Patients With Cancer

"I didn't realize that my husband who suffered from Alzheimer's Disease could have benefited."

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Doctor Cate McCarty - Pets and Quality of Life for Persons with Dementia

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Who Are the Members of the Heartland Hospice Care Team?

At Heartland, hospice care takes a team approach, one that incorporates the patient, their loved ones and other health care professionals.

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