Posted on October 12, 2017 in Dementia CraftsOne of the most important things you can give a loved one with Alzheimer’s or other dementia is a sense of stability and routine. Halloween can present unique challenges to that routine, but good preparation can help you navigate the obstacles.
Blog: Hospice Views - October 2017
Posted on October 11, 2017For our military Veterans, their time in combat may have had a profound impact on their spirituality. Many Veterans are able to push aside these feelings for years, but as they approach end of life, the feelings of spiritual distress return.
Posted on October 5, 2017 in Caregiving TipsThe stress of caring for a loved one with a serious illness is challenging enough, but that stress is intensified when you have to worry about taking time off from work. The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) can help by providing unpaid, job-protected leave if you need to care for a parent, spouse, or child. We understand the value of this time and can help to answer some of the most common FMLA questions.
Posted on October 4, 2017 in Real Heroes Wear Dog TagsJust as every Veteran’s oversea experience varies, so does their transition back to home life. As families of returning Veterans, it is critical we understand there is no clear-cut and universal method in welcoming back our loved ones.
Posted on October 3, 2017 in Palliative CareOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It's hard to miss with even the White House turning pink. It's been a very successful awareness campaign – except with all that pink, it's easy to overlook that men get breast cancer, too. In fact, over 2,600 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year alone.
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