Ginny Green, Director of Nursing at Quiet Oaks, helped present research studies and results on Healing Touch at the Minnesota Network of Hospice and Palliative Care in April. This conference brings together Hospice and Palliative care providers from Minnesota and 14 other states. As Ginny pointed out, “Minnesota is a front runner in the hospice […]
You may not have thought about these ways to increase the impact of your support to Quiet Oaks. Ask your employer whether they are one of the thousands of companies who offer matching dollars for employee donations or volunteer hours. Join our Oak Tree Society- a special sustaining member group that provides annual gifts in […]
Transitioning a loved one to hospice care is one of the hardest moments in life. Worrying about the cost, makes that decision even more difficult. Your gift makes a difference to keep Quiet Oaks affordable and accessible. Your financial support is so important. Working together, we know that Quiet Oaks will be here to continue […]
Karin Pauly was her mother’s caregiver and go-to person for 14 years and throughout the final stages of her life. Through all the demands of having a family, a full-time job, and care giving, Karin realized that navigating this journey came with lots of unknowns. From this, a passion to educate others on caregiver resources […]
As a child, being a ‘grown-up’ looked quite enticing. Bedtime — your choice! Snacks whenever. Get money from a job and buy whatever you want. How great is that? Now that I’ve been pretending to be an adult for decades, I know the truth: Reality. Responsibility. And, come Oct. 15, real estate taxes. There’s another […]
Dear Quiet Oaks – I would like to thank you all, nurses, staff, volunteers and hospice for the most wonderful care my husband and I received from all of you loving & caring people. There are not enough words to express my sincere gratitude. I love each & every one of you. I miss him […]
Hospice care is often viewed as a last resort for the dying, which many people avoid until the very end, but the journey through hospice is often transformative for both the patient and their family as featured in this beautiful story about Quiet Oaks.