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December 29, 2018
"Bert and I have a nice banter and rapport. We need humor to lighten the world sometimes," said Lindsey Pelletier, center, a hospice nurse from Our Lady of Peace who comes to Bert McKasy's home in Mendota Heights to drain fluid from McKasy's abdomen and check his vitals on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018. Bert's wife, Caroline, is usually perched on the bed during the visits. McKasy has late-stage colon cancer. Jean Pieri / Pioneer Press
Number of hospice patients in Minnesota increases as doctors accept such alternative care
December 29, 2018 - 9:26pm
November 11, 2018
Gerald "Toot" Gregor stands with his late wife, Dee, who was cared for by Hospice of the Red River Valley. Toot later attended grief support groups and classes to understand and find support after his wife died. Courtesy of Gerald "Toot" Gregor
Happy Holidays? Hospice offers classes to get through grief during a happy time of year
November 11, 2018 - 8:30am
Accompanied by a therapy dog, caregivers at the David Simpson Hospice House in Cleveland gather in a meditation room to honor a dozen patients who died recently. MUST CREDIT: Laurie Henrichsen, Hospice of the Western Reserve
Even as death prevails, hospice work is uplifting
September 11, 2018 - 6:30am
Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders columnist.
Caregivers benefit from hospice education ahead of need
August 11, 2018 - 6:45am
July 27, 2017
Charlie Gard's mother Connie Yates arrives at the High Court for a hearing on her son's end of life care, in London, Britain July 26, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
Charlie Gard to be moved to hospice to die, British judge rules
July 27, 2017 - 11:58am
April 12, 2017
Hospice event to focus on end-of-life issues
April 12, 2017 - 10:17am
November 16, 2015
Experiencing numerous deaths of close family or friends or the death of a child -- no matter the age or cause -- leads many people into a state of traumatic grief. (Photo courtesy Fotolia/TNS)
Hospice to host workshop on handling grief during holidays
November 16, 2015 - 6:00am
April 5, 2015
Dr. Tony Hoff talks about the health problems leading to Daniel White’s death while 11th Hour hospice volunteer Nancy Deever listens in March 2015 at St. Luke's hospital in Duluth. Steve Kuchera / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Florida man dies peacefully thanks to St. Luke's 11th Hour hospice program
April 5, 2015 - 1:00am
July 28, 2012
Derek Martin and Robyn Ullrich, Fargo, letter: Help hospices get the HELP law they need
July 28, 2012 - 7:45pm
April 16, 2012
Deb Kluck, Fargo, letter: Hospice volunteers render exceptional service
April 16, 2012 - 12:05am
April 5, 2012
Hospice sets care webinar series
April 5, 2012 - 8:03pm
December 2, 2011
Herbert Monk (right) a resident of Valley Eldercare Center in Grand Forks and in Altru's Hospice program visits with Travis Easton (center), a registered nurse and case manager. Donna Monk (left), Herbert's wife, listens in. Herald photo by John Stennes.
It's all about living: Altru Hospice celebrates 30th year of providing end-of-life care
December 2, 2011 - 2:47pm
May 22, 2011
Mark Ellingson, Northwood, N.D., letter: Killebrew helped hospice, then hospice helped him
May 22, 2011 - 12:05am
January 8, 2011
Susan Fuglie, Fargo, letter: Events show need for advance care planning
January 8, 2011 - 12:05am
January 4, 2011
A get-together for Ali Borgen
January 4, 2011 - 9:58pm