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A Daughter’s Reflection

Friday, July 12, 2019

Hospice care is for any terminally ill patient who has chosen to forego curative or life prolonging treatment to focus on palliative care instead. The goal of palliative care is treat the patient’s symptoms to ensure overall comfort towards the end of life. Hospice care focuses on proper diet and nutrition, family and caregiver support,… Continue Reading A Daughter’s Reflection

Nature Providing Solace

Friday, May 31, 2019

Elements of nature resembling water, rock and open air can provide solace in ways that we don’t completely understand. In fact, gardens and natural surroundings enrich the body and soul. Because nature provides such comfort, more medical and hospice facilities are providing comfort and relief through healing gardens. An Ailing Wife’s Final Request Rennie Atterbury… Continue Reading Nature Providing Solace

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The Power of Endowment: Funding Life-Saving Cancer Research

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Cancer is a devastating diagnosis for greater than 40,000 kids and families who face this disease each year. Retired Caterpillar Chairman, Jim Owens and his wife Katie, donated $1M to create a research endowment to battle cancer. The OSF Professorship in Pediatric Oncology will lead truly transformative pediatric research to develop landmark advances for children… Continue Reading The Power of Endowment: Funding Life-Saving Cancer Research