Posted on October 17, 2018 in Spiritual CareSometimes in life, an unexpected loss can prevent us from saying the important things that need to be said to our loved ones before they pass. In these cases, we may be left with lifelong regrets, wondering things like “what if I had a chance to say goodbye?”
Blog: Hospice Views - October 2018
Posted on October 11, 2018 in Caregiving TipsAs healthcare practitioners, we have an obligation to provide patients with all the information they need to make the best decisions about their healthcare.
Posted on October 10, 2018 in Spiritual CareSpirituality can be a great source of comfort. But when a person is facing a loss, physical and emotional pain, or other challenges, they may experience spiritual distress. Spiritual distress occurs when a person is no longer able to find meaning, peace, comfort, strength, or connection in life.
Posted on October 4, 2018 in Palliative Care“[Hospice] is about living,” says Dr. Tim Ihrig, Chief Medical Officer at Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care. “We can’t change that we all are going to die. So let’s refocus the conversation from dying to “how do you want to live?”
Posted on October 3, 2018 in Caregiving TipsEven when someone has been seriously ill for some time, a terminal diagnosis can be devastating.
Posted on October 1, 2018 by in Palliative CarePalliative care cuts hospitalization and 30-day readmission rates while decreasing per capita health care costs. Ironically, one of the most dire threats to the long-term health of the United States economy and our way of life – is our nation’s healthcare system.
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