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Hospice of the Red River Valley is a non-profit hospice that provides intensive comfort care to enhance quality of life for individuals with life-limiting illnesses. Our site shares patient, caregiver and volunteer stories—demonstrating how hospice allows people to live well, and tools and resources about end-of-life and grief.

Jean Limvere – Bringing Comfort through Creativity

Jean Limvere has always been driven by a spirit of service and creativity. With a background in education and childcare, Jean raised four children while teaching elementary school for over …

 

Empowering Caregivers: Hospice’s Guide to Caring for Loved Ones

by Heather Renfrow, CNA Life is a beautiful thing but at times can be difficult to understand, especially when affecting our ability to care for ourselves. When families go through …

 

A Love Story of Strength and Support: Lloyd and Linda’s Journey with Hospice Care

”She was a special lady. The fact that she married me was special,” expressed Lloyd Stoll as he reminisced on the 50-year-long love story he shared with his late wife …

 

Grieving – When It’s Been a While

by Heather Larson, Grief Specialist Supervisor Often when we think of grief following the loss of a loved one, we think of the days, weeks, months and even the first …

 

A Holiday at Home

Steven’s Story  At three years old, Pat and Larry Kerian’s son Steven was Hospice of the Red River Valley’s first ever pediatric patient in 1991. Steven had an AV malformation …

 

Saluting a Hero: Honoring World War II Veteran Joseph Bichler’s Service and Recognition

Hospice of the Red River Valley is honored to provide care for and recognize veterans who have served our country. Honoring our nation’s veterans includes not only acknowledging their service …