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Three Illinois End of Life Care Organizations To Merge

Three Chicago-area end of life care organizations plan to merge to become one of the largest nonprofit hospice providers in the Midwest. Under terms of the new agreement, Chicago-based Horizon Hospice & Palliative Care, Barrington-based JourneyCare and Glenview-based Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter will operate as a single entity. When combined, the organization will employ more than 800 health care […]

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Music For The Dying: Helping Patients And Families

Music helps calm and comfort seriously ill patients and grieving families facing the end of life, said thanatologist Tony Pederson at the Music-Thanatology Association’s International Conference. Pederson, a trained harpist and vocalist with nearly two decades of music-thanatology experience, performed for nurses, physicians and end of life care advocates Friday at Midwest CareCenter in Glenview, […]

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