Would you like to know more about hospice care in Bloomer and other locations — what it's like to be a hospice volunteer, how pet therapy dogs can brighten a hospice patient's day or the hospice care experience from a patient or family member perspective? Read stories from our Hometown Health blog, or watch videos about these topics and more.
Joan Adkins has unspecified dementia. Watch as Roxie Raykovich, Angela's music therapist and part of the hospice team, takes a unique approach to bring back special memories by playing a song written by Joan’s son, Guy, who passed away after a battle with cancer:
Joe Menter’s transition from life to death was filled with comfort and treasured memories with the help of family, friends and his hospice team:
Amy Eitrheim speaks about her husband's, Dr. David Eitrheim, chosen path after he was diagnosed with cancer. The moments made and the times shared in those final months revealed support, comfort, dignity and joy. Hospice, provided by Mayo Clinic Health System, allowed Dave to finish his race on his terms:
Cindy Bednar shares her views from her professional role as a hospice nurse and in caring for her husband who had received hospice care: