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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.

Heather Larson Talks 2023 Grief Classes and Support Groups

Hospice of the Red River Valley Grief Specialist Supervisor, Heather Larson discussed 2023 grief classes and support groups with Tom Tucker of WDAY Radio. Listen to Heather’s interview as she …

 

Tracee Capron Talks Hospice Care, Services and Heather’s House

Hospice of the Red River Valley Executive Director, Tracee Capron sat down with Craig Blumenshine of Prairie Public Broadcasting to discuss hospice care, services and Heather’s House. Click here to …

 

Kick Cancer to the Curb with Steve’s Sanitation and Hospice of the Red River Valley

According to the American Cancer Society, approximately 1 in 8 women are diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in their lifetime. In October, we recognized Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the …

 

Why We Honor Our Veterans

by Jim Sterling, Colonel, USAF, MSC (retired) I enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard when I was 17 years old. After a tour aboard the USCGC Unimak (WHEC 379), I …

 

Navigating Care: 8 Tips to Help You Decide What is Right for You & Your Loved One

by Robyn Johnson, LSW Taking care of yourself in addition to a declining loved one can be challenging. Caregiving is a labor of love, all-consuming journey, and in many cases, …

 

Your Loved One Died, Now What? 8 Steps You’ll Need to Take or Plan For

by Staci Metzger, LMSW, LGSW, APHSW-C. We don’t always have the time or privilege of preplanning for our end-of-life arrangements. That’s why it’s a good idea to plan now for …