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EMPLOYEE FAMILY ART SHOW
The CCMC Employee's Family Art Show is on display from August 5 - September 5, 2014. The Art Show located in the dining room features different artists with talents in wood whittling/painting, graphic arts, pencil, painting and photography.
You are invited to drop by the Art Show at Clay County Medical Center and enjoy the creativity and talent of the artists. Artist Statements»
HOSPICE CARES FOR FAMILIES AS WELL AS PATIENTS
Studies show most people, 80 percent of us, say we’d like to die at home when our time comes but only 25 percent of deaths occur at home.
Amy Burr, program director for Meadowlark Hospice, believes that’s because so few people understand palliative care services offered by hospice. “People don’t know what hospice is, “ Burr told Clay Center Rotarians Thursday. “They know it’s something for someone that’s dying and that’s it.Hospice is when you switch from curative care and focus on quantity of life to palliative care and controlling your symptoms to improve the quality of the life that you have left, making the most of those last moments rather than focusing on illness and hospitalization after hospitalization,” she said. Read more»
DAWN'S NOTES - ALASKA ADVENTURE
Glenn heaved another spare tire into the back of his truck. “I might need that on the trip,” he thought to himself. For several months, Glenn and his three younger brothers had excitedly planned their move from Nebraska to Alaska where they would homestead land—400 acres to be exact. Read more»
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