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Page 8 Local Business Today • Thursday, March 26, 2020 current.mnsun.com Little Hospice offers tender hospice care for terminally ill loved ones skilled and personalized care for only eight patients at a time. patient, family and Of course, their friends, and show p a t i e n t s love and kindness to all a d d i t i o n a l l y concerned. require an expert level of Family: Can you be care, such as Family: How more specific? for symptom many patients and pain do you care for Bob: Yes. Every call m a n a g e m e n t , in a year? light is answered within which we • Families and friends The following are 30 seconds or less. provide with great care. can stay overnight. answers to frequent Bob: We cared for well We provide delicious • Spiritual resources questions Bob Solheim, Little Hospice Director, over 300 patients and home-cooked meals, so We also stay in touch and a prayer chapel. their families in 2019 families can stay near with family members is asked. and more than 5,000 their loved one’s bedside. for 12 months after For nearly a quarter coffee, tea, their loved one’s death century of service as Family: My mother adult patients with all Snacks, with grief support a nonprofit, private- needs hospice care. types of diagnoses since our inception meetings and pay hospice, we have What can you tell me in 1996. monthly mailings. focused our ministry of about Little Hospice? Each December, we caring for individuals have a Memorial on the highest level of Bob: Our hospice is Family: What do you do for families? Service and Tree authentic compassion located at 70th and Lighting Ceremony and care we can possibly Lynmar Lane in Edina. Bob: The patient honoring those we offer. We help people For nearly 25 years, and family are our cared for. truly live until they die, we have provided “unit of care.” We’re without the fear of dying end of life care for experts at building a Family: Can you soda, and ice cream are alone, in pain or with terminally ill patients sense of community summarize the level of continuously available. symptoms out of control. and welcomed their around our patients care you offer? Family members can families into the process. overnight in The most common thing With 25 registered and their families, to stay the extent they want Bob: Here are specific the patient’s room if we hear from family nurses and many members as they leave more support staff, we it. We offer comfort they want to stay by things we offer: and support to the their bedside or use us is, “I only wish we provide compassionate, an upstairs • Aroominahomesetting had come here sooner.” bedroom. And with a comfortable they can use hospital bed, cable TV, 7019 Lynmar Lane the huge WiFi and telephone. Edina, Mn 55435 7019 Lynmar Lane r e c r e a t i o n • Two nurses 24 hours area and daily plus extra staffing. Virtual tour: Edina, MN 55435 i n t e r f a i t h • Call lights answered www.littlehospice.org. chapel on our immediately. 20 years of service as a non-profit, private-pay hospice. • Delicious homemade 952-928-9394 any hour. lower level. Virtual tour at www.littlehospice.org | Call 952.928.9394 any hour meals.