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Tattoos are a common method of expression or marking significant events. But can you use a tattoo to communicate health care wishes? Learn why picking up a pen, not a tattoo needle, is the better option.
Two years ago, Dick Cagle applied for a Freedom Honor Flight to D.C. that honors veterans. He wasn't on the list yet, but the Navy vet's hospice team made sure this was one flight he wouldn't miss.
The best time to make an advance care plan is now. Starting a conversation about advance health care planning can be challenging, but it’s important. Here's what you need to know to get started.
It’s easy to put off making important decisions in life, especially documenting your health care wishes. But doing so can bring peace of mind and lead to better future health outcomes.
The care provided through hospice made a difference for Ashley Evenson and her family during Ashley’s lifelong illness. Ashley’s mom shares why an early referral to hospice can help everyone involved.
Aggie Morgan has always been adventurous, but there was one adventure she looked forward to but hadn't taken. Enter her oncology nurse and virtual reality equipment.
Aside from being a nurse, veteran and hospice patient, Rosemary Zemlo had a special connection to hospice services at Mayo Clinic Health System.
Jim Moessner was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. He managed it well, and lived a normal life for decades. But then everything changed.
Angela Joan Adkins has unspecified dementia. Her music therapist took 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.
Lon Putzer’s hospice care team learned about his love for the Green Bay Packers and facilitated a trip to see the team play.
Hospice volunteer knitting group makes twiddle muffs for dementia patients.
Time can be hard to measure. We often measure our lives in the tasks and accomplishments of everyday life — a pace of business, providing us with momentum and a feeling of control. In between the noise of the day, quiet moments remind us of those we love and what we have lost.