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Caring for a Caregiver

Lee Beach’s wife, Betty Jane, loved ice cream, specifically classic vanilla topped with pieces of a Snickers candy bar. She radiated positive energy and found joy in life’s littlest pleasures. As a registered nurse for more than 40 years, she

October 3rd, 2019|Hospice|

Making Connections

105-year-old Florence Methlie has been the connecting link for many people throughout her lifetime. Whether she was connecting people to their loved ones via her job at the Bell Telephone Company or being the glue that held her own family

October 3rd, 2019|Hospice|

When Time Stands Still

Jill Stauffer’s life was moving fast. She and her husband were keeping up with their toddler son and had another on the way when time suddenly stopped. In November 2016, Jill’s grandmother, Bea, was diagnosed with cancer after suffering from

August 14th, 2019|Hospice|

Animals Bring Joy & Comfort to Patients

Nala walked excitedly beside her owner, Bethann Lizzi, one of hospice’s RN case managers. Her tail was wagging, as she knew she was going to visit with patients. As she walked down the hall, she spotted an old friend, Frank

August 14th, 2019|Hospice|

What is hospice, and what are its benefits?

For those facing a terminal illness, their last wishes often revolve around three simple things: family, comfort and home. The care and support Masonic Village Hospice provides prioritizes these wishes so patients can pass in peace and on their own terms.

January 22nd, 2019|Hospice|

A Tattoo Worth a Thousand Words

Masonic Village Hospice staff have a special place in Bill’s heart, as they have guided him through the loss of his wife and throughout his own illness. As he looks down at his tattoo, he is reminded of his love of adventure and for the people who have cared for and about him.

July 12th, 2018|Hospice, Lifestyle|

Remembering as a Family

Masonic Village Hospice staff dedicates themselves to families of patients, like the Meridionales, so they have time to reflect, share memories and grieve together during their loved one's final days.

March 29th, 2018|Care, Hospice|