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A Journey Care Counselor’s Journey at Celtic Healthcare: Brittany’s Story

At 23 years old after spending five years as Activities Director, Receptionist, Med Tech, then Nurse at a local personal care home, Brittany Macioce (then Brittany Karwowski) began her journey at Celtic Healthcare. Brittany’s journey of personal and professional growth has been a true inspiration to her fellow team members, patients, families, and all of those […]

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Hospice is so much more…

It saddens me to realize the continued misunderstanding of the true meaning, benefits, and value of hospice care. I recently read a blog post by Alan Cato, MD on KevinMD.com entitled, “The problem of hospice in nursing homes.” Cato commented on “boutique care being driven by entrepreneurial interests,” and stated, “In the nursing homes, hospice […]

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