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Penny Cooper playing her Celtic harp

A retired caregiver provides comfort to patients through the power of music

A former health care aide, Penny Cooper continues to give back to the residents and families at St. Joseph’s Auxiliary Hospital ...

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Delicate china is used to serve tea every Friday at the Palliative Care unit.

Volunteers create a home-like setting for afternoon tea

Every Friday afternoon, the family room at the Palliative Care unit (Unit 43) at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital is transformed ...

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NICU treasure beads mark milestones for tiny patients

Little Freyja may look tiny now, but she was half her weight when she was born at the end of August—11 ...

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Living life on her own terms

When Beatrice Bullock was first admitted to Grey Nuns Community Hospital, her advance care plan wish was to undergo whatever treatment ...

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Hubert Landry taking time to reflect in a quiet room at St. Joseph's Auxiliary Hospital

Quiet room offers peace for residents living in continuing care

Room 3-209 at St. Joseph’s Auxiliary Hospital has been transformed into a more private and welcoming space where patients and their ...

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Nancy Unterschultz, LPN at the Misericordia Community Hospital, is paying special attention to the areas where pressure ulcers often form.

Pressure injuries: prevention is key!

Pressure injuries or bedsores can be extremely painful. They are caused by prolonged pressure on the skin, usually over a bony ...

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Jack and Dorey: a love story

Eighty-two-year-old Jack Frey’s life has always been rich with tradition—going to church, doing charity work and doling out hugs to his ...

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