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Heartland Home Health Care Serving West Michigan Named as a Top Agency of the 2017 HomeCare Elite

"We continue to find that timely intervention with the patient, family support and great communication are huge contributors to our continued improvement."

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Myth: Hospice is a Place

Hospice is a philosophy. It can be provided in any place a patient calls home.

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Heartland Patient and Wife Celebrate 44th Wedding Anniversary

"This was a special day as the team was able to celebrate the 44th wedding anniversary with this beautiful family along with remembering that it's not about the last time but what we make of the present that really counts."

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Myth: Hospice Means Giving Up Hope

You deserve to know the truth. Let Heartland dispel this common hospice myth.

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When caring for someone with dementia, Giving Your Best Starts with You

Learn how taking the time for you can help you better care for a loved one living with dementia.

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Heartland Hospice Patient Celebrates at Local Restaurant

Tina suggested that patient, Kathi, do something that would be more meaningful to her such as a celebration of life event. This would give Kathi a chance to enjoy time with family and friends. Kathi's response was, "it's brilliant!"

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Heartland Hospice Patient Hosts a Celebration of Life Party

Heartland Hospice patient, Donna expressed a heart's desire to have an opportunity to personally thank her friends and family before she passed.

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Managing the Holiday Blues: Be Realistic

Do not be paralyzed by those inevitable moments of sadness, fatigue or anxiety or let them throw you off course.

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Managing the Holiday Blues: Do Not Overeat or Drink Too Much

Take a moderate approach to food and drink.

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Heartland Patient Receives Heart's Desire to Visit a Farm

When asked what his heart's desire would be for a day, Mr. Veazey replied immediately that he would love to visit a horse farm and spend time with the animals.

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