Category: VITAS

Volunteer-Crafted Twiddle Muffs and Fidget Blankets Keep VITAS Patients Engaged

Anyone who has ever witnessed the agitated and nervous behavior of a patient with dementia or Alzheimer’s, or seen nursing home residents in wheelchairs seemingly staring into space for hours on end:  Meet twiddle muffs–and meet 65-year-old Wanda, a VITAS Healthcare volunteer who makes them.  […]

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VITAS’ KATHLEEN KASHOW: Get the Checklist: Choosing a Hospice Provider

Facing the holidays after the death of a loved one is difficult, especially in the first few years. The bereavement experts at VITAS Healthcare offer suggestions to help you and your family cope, enjoy time together, and honor a deceased loved one during the holidays. […]

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