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The Importance of Planning for End of Life

The Importance of Planning for End of Life

An Interview with Dave Clemens, Inside Central Oregon Radio, and Maureen Dooley, Partners In Care Marketing & Communications Manager Tune in to hear Dave and Maureen discuss the importance of planning for end of life. Death is a taboo topic that most people don't...

Holiday Giving

Holiday Giving

Every person served by Partners In Care brings with them a unique life story, filled with moments of joy, love, challenges, and accomplishments. Each face is different, but they are connected by a simple truth: you can help brighten their story. Imagine the difference...

Coping with Grief and Loss During the Holidays

Coping with Grief and Loss During the Holidays

The holiday season, often portrayed as a time of joy and family gatherings, can be particularly challenging for those who are coping with grief and loss. It's a period when the absence of loved ones is felt more acutely, and the usual festivities can seem overwhelming...

Light Up a Life… Sharing the light together.

Join us for our annual Light Up a Life event at Partners In Care, to honor, remember, and share the light together as a community. This year, our Light Up a Life evening will feature a luminaria walk, live music, and name reading ceremony in memory of loved ones who...

Join us for our Fall Conference!

We invite all professional care providers for medically fragile patients, clients, or long-term care residents to join us for a half day conference at Partners In Care to learn about tools available in our community that will help the most complex patients. Register...

10 Benefits of Partners In Care Home Health in Central Oregon

10 Benefits of Partners In Care Home Health in Central Oregon

As life changes with age, injuries, or illness, it can be challenging to remain independent while receiving medical assistance. Partners In Care Home health care resources in Central Oregon help patients who are recovering from injuries or managing health conditions...

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Current News from around the country

New Research Shows Hospice Care Reduces Medicare Costs

Hospice Care Contributed to $3.5 Billion in Medicare Savings in One Year. Better Outcomes Together with Medicare Savings Demonstrate Hospice’s Value

(Alexandria, VA and Washington, DC) – New research shows that patients’ use of hospice care contributed to $3.5 billion in savings for Medicare in 2019, while providing multiple benefits to patients, families, and caregivers…
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‘We do not do the end of life well’ – How hospice can help 

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter’s decision to seek hospice care and receive care at home has helped bring awareness to an industry that quietly serves people at the end of their lives.

Hospice, which provides care and support services for patients who are terminally ill with a life expectancy of six months or less, offers care at the end of life — something that people often are uncomfortable talking about… Read more

Redmond toddler, family struggle against devastating diagnosis 

“That’s the thing. This is a learning process,” Megan Ryan said. “We’re a team. We’re going through this together. Kash is teaching us.”

“My job is to help people live — not die,” Kindra Wey, Kashtyn’s hospice nurse, said. Rather than making Kashtyn suffer just to extend his life for a few more months, the family has decided to instead focus on making his short life as happy and comfortable as possible…

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