Philip and Hank Interview – Talk of the Commonwealth

Check out our latest interview with Hank Stolz on Talk of the Commonwealth! Hank interviews our new President and CEO Philip Hickey. To learn more about Philip, his background and why Notre Dame Health Care was a good next step for him, listen to their interview here.

What Are the Different Types of Nursing Home Care?

As our loved ones age, there often comes a time when additional care and support are needed to ensure their well-being and quality of life. Nursing home care offers a range of services tailored to meet the diverse needs of seniors, from specialized medical assistance to personalized memory care. Understanding the different types of nursing… Continue reading What Are the Different Types of Nursing Home Care?

Industry Collaboration, Perinatal Palliative Care

June Ganley, MSW and Jessica Connolly from Notre Dame Health Care’s At Home Division recently presented at the National Hospice and Palliative Care Federation of Massachusetts Conference sharing their insights on Perinatal Palliative Care. Their presentation, An Interdisciplinary Approach to Perinatal Palliative Care and Bereavement provided helpful information to industry colleagues. We love working collaboratively… Continue reading Industry Collaboration, Perinatal Palliative Care

Palliative Care & Hospice – A Podcast

Check out our latest podcast with Hank Stolz at Radio Worcester! Patricia Thibeault connects to share information on what you need to know about palliative care and hospice services. Listen here. Please contact Patty to learn more!(508) 852-5505 orpthibeault@notredamehealthcare.org

National Grief Awareness Day

As we celebrate National Grief Awareness Day, the thought of celebrating grief seems contradictory. Maybe it’s best to say we “embrace” grief. There is nothing pleasant about grief, especially in its first several years. We do our best to go around it, over or under it, but the reality is we will all go through… Continue reading National Grief Awareness Day

Notre Dame Hospice Recognized for Commitment to Quality Care

Media Contact:Patricia Thibeault- Director of Marketing, Notre Dame At Home(508) 852-5505 pthibeault@notredamehealthcare.org For Immediate Release: August 18, 2023 Notre Dame Hospice Achieves National Recognition through ‘Quality Connections’ ProgramDemonstrating commitment to providing the highest quality care for the hospice community Worcester, MA – Notre Dame Health Cares’ Adult and Pediatric Hospice Program has achieved recognition by… Continue reading Notre Dame Hospice Recognized for Commitment to Quality Care

Is Caring for a Loved One Causing Burnout?

When you’re caring for a loved one, you’re devoting nearly all of your time to making sure they’re healthy, happy, and  loved. You’re taking your loved one to appointments, doing their cooking and cleaning, and providing companionship day in and day out.  This immense responsibility is often done with minimal assistance. Caregiving is a selfless… Continue reading Is Caring for a Loved One Causing Burnout?

Health Care Decisions – An Important Conversation

During the month of April, many healthcare providers and caregivers take the opportunity to recognize the importance of education to empower patients to make their wishes known regarding their health care, and for healthcare providers and caregivers to understand the importance of honoring their choices. We don’t always know when our own health or the… Continue reading Health Care Decisions – An Important Conversation