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Cancer Symptom Outcome Study Now Enrolling

– Study partially funded by a $25,000 grant from the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Community Partnership Program – Patients eligible for palliative radiation will be …

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Care Partners Non-Profit Selected to Receive $25,000 Grant for Cancer Symptom Outcomes Study

One of six Tier 2 Grants funded in part by the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Community Partnership Program Objective is to generate data that supports …

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Four Oregon Community Hospices Join Forces in the Oregon Non-Profit Hospice Alliance

Innovative cooperative model is being implemented for the first time in Oregon Four founding members serve about half of all Oregon counties: Care Partners Hospice …

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Take Care of My Dog

Take care of my dog,” Barb had said as the cancer ate away at her insides.  And Zoe, our Havanese lapdog, was now my dog, …

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Memorial Ceremonies and Achieving Closure in the Time of COVID Infection

Before my mother died, she expressed a desire to be cremated and to have her cremated remains placed close to my fathers at a family …

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Dementia is a Terminal Condition

Many people think of dementia as a memory problem, and therefore something that a person can live with indefinitely.  In fact dementia is a degenerative …

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How A Doctor Managed His Father’s Care

As we start 2020, it is worth remembering that technology, while always evolving, can’t solve everything.  Even physicians who are almost automatically put on the …

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Grief

Our last posting of 2019 is about grief.  For many people who have lost someone important to them (and actually, that’s most of us!) this …

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Tips for Holiday Interactions with Family Members who are Living with Dementia

Many people whose mother, father or spouse live in a memory community are wondering whether they should visit if their family member no longer recognizes …

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