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Blog: Stories and Insights

Circle of Life: From Pioneer to Patient

Through volunteering in the 1980s, Sue Goldstein helped pioneer hospice for the South Jersey community. Now that compassion care is there for her when she needs it the most.

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Do Hospice Patients Ever Recover?

Do hospice patients ever recover? Learn the advantages of hospice care and how it can help you or your loved ones live a more comfortable life at the end.

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Hospice Nutrition and Hydration – What To Expect?

Learn what to expect regarding hospice nutrition and hydration and how your loved one’s drinking and eating habits may change at the end of life

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Peacock’s Presence Brings Comfort & Peace

Read this touching story about how a peacock visiting The Samaritan Center at Voorhees brought patients and their families comfort and peace.

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Tips for Finding a South Jersey Inpatient Hospice Care Near You

Learn tips and advice for finding and choosing the best inpatient hospice care near you.

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What is the Average Hospice Life Expectancy?

Read about what life expectancy is like on hospice and what is really important when it comes to hospice care.

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A Father’s Love is Never Forgotten

Six years after his passing, Ravi Mahadevan’s legacy continues to be that of a kind man, with an irrepressible love for life. His humbleness of spirit lives on through his son Ashwin and his influence is seen through his wife, Nandini Natrajan, and her passion as a Samaritan volunteer.

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Heart Failure Question & Answer

Joshua M. Crasner, DO, is a board-certified cardiologist with Virtua Health and a member of the Samaritan board of trustees. See what he has to say about heart failure and Samaritan’s new Advanced Cardiac Program.

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Giving Back to Honor Aiden’s Legacy

When Aiden’s cancer returned, Samaritan “saved” The Snyder Family by giving them compassionate support and – most importantly – quality time with their son.

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Mary and Peter Gullo

Comfort, Respect, Dignity

With an advanced directive in place, Carol and Mary Beth knew what their mother would want. Mary would live out her life in comfort and peace with the help of Samaritan.

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