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Myth: A DNR is Necessary to Receive Hospice Care

"I thought a Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) order was necessary in order to receive hospice care." Click to find out the truth to this myth!

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Heartland Hospice Administrator Honored in 40 Under 40

Heartland Hospice serving South Central Wisconsin's Administrator, Ryan Klaustermeier, named one of Madison's 40 under 40 for 2019.

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Myth: Hospice Care is Not Provided With Comforting Treatments

"I didn't consider hospice care early enough because dad was still getting blood transfusions regularly."

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Heartland Hospice Helps Patient Attend Favorite Musician's Concert

Heartland Hospice serving Tidewater patient, Gayle, was able to attend the TobyMac concert with help from the Heartland team.

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Celebrate National Social Work Month

Heartland thanks our social workers as well as all social workers around the country for their tireless effort to enrich the lives of patients every day.

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Myth: Hospice Care is Only for Patients With Cancer

"I didn't realize that my husband who suffered from Alzheimer's Disease could have benefited."

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Myth: A Caregiver is Required in Order to Receive Hospice Care

"I was under the impression that I had to be available as the designated caregiver 24 hours a day in order for my mom to get hospice."

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Heartland Hospice Helps Couple Celebrate 70th Wedding Anniversary

As Doris recounted their wedding day, she beamed with love for her sweetheart Franklin, “It was a beautiful summer-like day; a family affair with a modest reception at my parent’s home.”

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Veteran-to-Veteran Volunteer Honors Heartland Hospice

At Heartland, our Veteran volunteers are essential to the delivery of quality hospice care for our Veteran patients.

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Myth: A Doctor Must Recommend Hospice First

"I wanted to learn more about hospice, but thought I had to wait for the doctor to bring it up first so he could order it for my brother."

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