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Blog: Stories and Insights

Mary Ann’s Goodbye

Mary Ann Boccolini reflects on 25 years of service at Samaritan.

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What Does It Mean to Be in Palliative Care?

As there is generally some confusion around what palliative care means, learn more about what it means to start palliative care and how it differs from hospice care.

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After Years of Pain, Finding Relief with Palliative Medical Care

“Samaritan is one of the lights; it’s the humanity. Samaritan reminds you that there are some good and kind people out there,” said Ann.

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Turning Shadows into Lights through Community Service

Enjoy this touch story about Russ Brown’s family and friends making more than 500 clay hearts for Samaritan in memory of his beloved son and wife.

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Veteran George Stevenson in Hospice Bed and Military Youth

Samaritan Honors Veterans: Caring for George Stevenson & Family

Samaritan honors patient George Stevenson and his daughter, Constance, for their service to our country.

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Bernie Englert

Nightingale Tribute Honors Nurse Hospice Patient

Samaritan honors nurse hospice patient for forty years of dedication to the community.

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End-of-Life Care for Muslim Patients & Their Families

How can healthcare professionals be respectful of Muslim patients when administering health care or end-of-life care? Get information on hospice and palliative care for patients practicing Islam.

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In Depth with Mary Ann Boccolini

Watch an in depth interview with President and Chief Executive Officer Mary Ann Boccolini as she discusses Samaritan’s history and the compassionate care the organization provides patients and their families.

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Social Workers Talking with Clients

What does a hospice social worker do?

Read about the key role the social worker plays on the hospice team and how they tailor their work to meet individual needs of patients and their families.

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Suzanne Egan Hill with Quilt

Healing from Loss Through Quilting & Grief Support

Read Suzanne’s story about healing after the loss of her mom, brother, dog, and husband with the help of Samaritan’s Center for Grief Support specialists.

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