Hansen-Spear Funeral Home – Quincy, Illinois
May 20, 2015
by Sandy Ayre

Stop! Smell the Flowers

I find Monday mornings heavy. I work on an inpatient intensive palliative care unit with 23 beds. Each morning we arrive to work, and have a team report, where we […]

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August 26, 2014
by Hansen-Spear

Questions to Ask Hospitals and Hospices

Caring for an ill loved one is one of life’s difficult tasks. There are so many decisions to make; it can seem impossible to know what’s best. One day he […]

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March 27, 2014
by William Spear

Questions to Ask Before Hiring Home Care for Your Loved One

Whether you are hiring from a home care services agency or a personal home health aide, conducting a thorough interview can ensure your loved one receives quality, loving care. When […]

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January 20, 2014
by William Spear

Long-distance Caregiving

Nowadays, loved ones are spread out all over the country. We want to be there for our aging loved ones, but jobs, finances, and family can prevent us from doing […]

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April 11, 2013
by William Spear

Family Caregiving

Comforting and nurturing a sick loved one is not an easy task. Helping to care for a loved one helps us release some of the pain we are feeling as […]

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Thank you for caring and all compassion extended to me, my sister and brother during my mom’s funeral…It is such a beautiful memorial that you give through the planting of an oak […]

— A. K.

Thank you very much for all your kindness and effort in arranging mom’s funeral.  Your patience and guidance greatly helped us during this time.

— W.A.

I am always impressed by how you conduct a funeral so professionally, yet also so personally.  We all appreciate the very good planning and organization.  Thank you so much.

— J. R.