5 Important Qualities to Look for in a Hospice Care Provider

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When a loved one receives the news that he or she has been diagnosed with a terminal illness, it can be life altering. Besides taking time to process the news and deciding what to do next, finding the right hospice care provider can bring another wave of emotions.

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Your Guide to Preparing for Hospice Care

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We understand the difficulty of navigating through end-of-life care and the stress that’s involved. At Sytsema, our purpose is to provide peace of mind, support, and clear direction when times become stressful. We are honored to walk alongside you, providing any assistance you[...]

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10 Questions To Ask When Deciding on Hospice Care

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It’s never easy to think about end-of-life care. However, taking time to plan for the future eases the stress and anxiety for family and loved ones involved. Those living with a terminal illness want to make their last months, weeks, and days as comfortable as possible, and[...]

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Understanding the 4 Differences Between Hospice and Palliative Care

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When it comes time to research medical care options for your loved one, it can be a bit overwhelming to decide which route to take and what’s in his or her best interest. One of the more common areas of confusion is the difference between hospice and palliative care. Hospice[...]

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10 Ideas to Personalize a Funeral Service

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When the time comes to plan for a funeral, you want to be sure it’s memorable and reflects a life well lived. We understand how difficult it is to plan when the time comes, which is why it’s a great idea to take some time beforehand to talk about your wishes. Take a look at our[...]

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Why Sharing Stories is So Important at a Funeral Service

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People tell stories to keep memories alive, to help pass on the the values of their lost loved ones, and to share special things they’ve learned from their lives. Sharing stories and memories is important at funeral services because it helps to paint a picture of life with your[...]

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How to Create a Memorable Funeral Service on a Budget

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We understand funeral services can be expensive, but with the right planning and preparation, they don’t have to be more than you can afford. Our staff is here to help guide you along the process to creating an experience that represents your loved one well and fits within your[...]

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Helping Others to Remember and Honor  a Lost Loved One

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If you’ve ever lost a loved one, you know it can be overwhelming having to plan and create a funeral service. Having guests, friends, or other family members assist takes a huge weight off the shoulders of those grieving and gives them the chance to step back and reflect on[...]

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