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These nurses also work with community leaders, teachers, parents and physicians in community health education. Comfort Care programs are not hospice care programs. Our community offers only the best in amenities: restaurant-style, any-time dining, plus a 24-hour cafe with room service upon request. All staff are exceptionally courteous and helpful. Bills add up quickly when you can no longer take care of yourself and your needs exceed what family and friends can provide.

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Publisher: Pearson; 3 edition (July 22, 2004)

ISBN: 013118024X

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