Posted on May 19, 2022 in Coping with GriefThe loss of a loved one is one of the most difficult experiences we can face. Whether expected or unexpected, young or old, there is a disorientation that comes with living in a world without this person who meant so much to you.
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Posted on May 18, 2022 in Hospice EducationIt can be difficult to accept that a serious illness has become a terminal illness. This is true regardless of age or symptoms or disease. This can be true if the illness has only recently been diagnosed or if it’s been a chronic condition.
Posted on May 12, 2022 in Dementia CraftsWhen you are caring for a loved one with dementia, there can be a lot of challenges juggling their care with the rest of your life. Finding ways to engage with your loved one doesn't need to be one of those challenges.
Posted on May 11, 2022 in Hospice EducationWhen facing a serious illness, there may come a time when treatments are no longer working or you or your loved one may decide to change treatment goals from curative to managing symptoms and focusing on the people and things that matter most. This is when the benefits of hospice care can help.
Posted on April 28, 2022 in Caregiving TipsWhen we think of elder abuse, we often think of physical injuries. But financial fraud is one the fastest growing forms of elder abuse. In fact, one out of every five Americans over the age of 65 has reportedly been the victim of a financial scam – and that’s not counting the many seniors who don’t report scams out of fear or embarrassment.
Posted on April 27, 2022 in Hospice EducationDementia is not a specific disease, but rather it is a term used to describe a group of symptoms that affect memory, thinking, decision making, and social abilities. While people often live for years with dementia, it is a progressive condition and ultimately a terminal illness.