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Hospice of the Red River Valley

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Date registered: September 19, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Hospice Hosts Journeying Home Conference Sept. 23-24! — September 18, 2014
  2. Loose Ends — September 9, 2014
  3. Ride the Red for Hospice on September 13! — August 26, 2014
  4. Hospice Nurse Practitioner, On Compassion & Kindness — August 12, 2014
  5. Every Gift Counts: Donations to Hospice Patients Provide Immeasurable Support — July 29, 2014

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Sep 18

Hospice Hosts Journeying Home Conference Sept. 23-24!

Journeying Home 2014

At Hospice of the Red River Valley, we’re committed to providing quality end-of-life care and education, including grief support and resources. We’re pleased to announce our annual Journeying Home Conference will take place Sept. 23-24, 2014, at the Ramada Plaza & Suites in Fargo. The conference kicks off with a FREE community event on Tuesday, …

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Sep 09

Loose Ends

By Chaplain Karin Moberg In the last year of Mom’s life she had become increasingly confined because of emphysema and COPD, until eventually she was living what we call in hospice, a “bed-to-chair” existence. Her oxygen tubing was long enough to stretch across her small one room apartment, while her nebulizer and inhalers sat on …

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Aug 26

Ride the Red for Hospice on September 13!

Ride the Red

Flint Communications invites you to gather your friends and family and join us for the 14th Annual Ride the Red to benefit  Hospice of the Red River Valley! When Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 Registration opens at 9 a.m.; the bike ride begins at 9:30 a.m. Where This non-competitive bike ride begins and ends at Fargo’s …

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Aug 12

Hospice Nurse Practitioner, On Compassion & Kindness

Michelle Cooley

We are all the same inside, and we all have the same basic needs—no matter our culture, age or road to travel. It’s a simple sentiment, but one in which Michelle Cooley, Hospice of the Red River Valley nurse practitioner, lives to the “T.” As a mother of three, grandmother of two, former foster parent …

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Jul 29

Every Gift Counts: Donations to Hospice Patients Provide Immeasurable Support

Jane Bartholomay

By Jane Bartholomay If you knew you had just a few months left to laugh, love and live, how would you choose to spend your final days or weeks? For some faced with a terminal illness, the choice is clear—comfortably and surrounded by loved ones, which means accepting hospice care. What services does Hospice provide? …

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Jul 15

Caregiving 101

Sharon Dardis

by Sharon Dardis Editor’s note: Hospice of the Red River Valley is fortunate to have wonderful guest bloggers contribute to our blog. This blog is written by Sharon Dardis, former Hospice of the Red River Valley employee, and republishing or reprinting any part of this article, The Caregiver Bill of Rights or Top 10 List …

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Jun 30

A Brit with a Big Heart: One Volunteer’s Experience with Hospice

Hazel Meidlinger

More than 4,000 miles away and 50 years ago, while growing up in Leicester, England, Hazel Meidlinger couldn’t have imagined the significant role Hospice would play in her life. She was familiar with the concept of hospice care because of its English roots, a movement started by Dame Cicely Saunders in 1948. “I heartily believed …

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Jun 17

Join us on July 1 for the 2nd Annual Go Hawaiian for Hospice Luau Lunch

Go Hawaiian for Hospice 2014

Choice Financial invites the community to the second annual “Go Hawaiian for Hospice” luau lunch! When: Tuesday, July 1 from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Where: Choice Financial, 4501 23rd Ave. S., Fargo For a suggested donation of $5, attendees will feast on a pig roast, French fries, fresh pineapple, Hawaiian punch and a frozen treat. …

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Jun 03

Hospice Care: Creating Cherished Moments for Patients & Families

Hospice Care: Creating Cherished Moments for Patients and Families

In May, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) launched a new national campaign, “Moments of Life: Made Possible by Hospice,” aimed at educating those who are unfamiliar with the benefits of hospice care. The campaign focuses on sharing patient and family life moments made possible by hospices throughout the country. Hospice of Red …

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May 20

Heart to Heart: Hospice Staff a Precious Aid to a Patient

Caroline and Jennifer

Mark Twain once said, “Praise is well, compliment is well, but affection—that is the last and final and most precious reward that any man can win, whether by character or achievement.” Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Jenny, at Hospice of the Red River Valley, has earned that ultimate prize—affection—from our patient, Caroline. At age 89, Caroline …

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