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Helping Patients Thrive

THRIVE beyond the cancer experience

Monday, August 5, 2019

The cancer experience is different for every child who goes through it. But for many children, and the families who support them, the medical and psychosocial effects of that experience can linger like a shadow. That is why the Heller Center for Kids with Cancer at OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois has developed THRIVE,… Continue Reading THRIVE beyond the cancer experience

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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