Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights

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What to Say to Your Dying Father

Knowing what to say to your dying father can be both intimidating and heartbreaking. These are intensely personal conversations. It’s normal to not know where to begin and to worry that you will say the wrong thing.
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Seashell Craft: Activities for Dementia Patients

Summer can be bittersweet when caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. You want to hit the road for vacation time and fun in sun, but you know you have to be extra cautious to keep your loved one protected and feeling secure.
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What Are Social Determinants of Health?

Everyone is impacted by social determinants of health. These are the conditions in the places where we live, work, learn, and play that affect our health risks and health outcomes. The building blocks of our lives are also the building blocks of our health.
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The Queen & the Varying Perspectives of Grief

Mourning the loss of a loved one at any age can be an isolating and solitary experience. But for older folks who have spent numerous decades living every day with a spouse or life partner, the process of grieving and beginning a new chapter of life can feel overwhelming.
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3 Ways to Commemorate Memorial Day

This weekend, the United States will commemorate Memorial Day. Viewed by many as the unofficial start of summer, families and friends often mark the day with picnics, BBQs, or a trip to the beach. But this patriotic holiday is set aside to honor the men and women who died while serving in the military.
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