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Kindness Made Audible: Threshold Choir Comforts Patients Nearing Death

BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmeia.org A growing movement is bringing peace and love to dying hospice patients across the globe. Threshold Choir boasts more than 240 groups with about 2,700 volunteers across North America, Europe and Asia. The nonprofit offers free beside vigils for men and women nearing death. “We’re death– and tear-phobic in our […]

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NO-SHAVE NOVEMBER: Police Department Raises Funds For Hospice That Cared For Fellow Officer

BY DANIEL GAITAN daniel@lifemattersmedia.org An Illinois police department is observing No-Shave November by raising funds for a hospice that cared for one of their own.  Officer Mark Dahlem died February 5 while receiving comfort care at JourneyCare in Barrington from complications associated with brain cancer. Dahlem, 48, served the nearby Palatine Police Department for more […]

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