Posted on April 3, 2019 in Caregiving TipsSelf-determination is the important personal right of individuals to make decisions for themselves about where and how to live, how they spend their money, whether to receive medical treatment, and what type of medical treatment that should be.
Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - 2019
Posted on April 1, 2019 in Happiness ProjectToday marks the beginning of National Volunteer Month in America, but the tradition of serving others without pay dates back to the beginning of our country.
Posted on March 27, 2019 in Hospice EducationIt’s a moment that no family wants to face, but that we all will at some point in our lives. Our loved one is in the hospital and the doctors deliver that heartbreaking message: “There’s nothing more we can do.” At this point, the patient and their family have a choice to make: Hospice vs hospital.
Posted on March 20, 2019 in Hospice EducationWhen a loved one is admitted to the hospital, their family often rallies with thoughts and prayers that their loved one will soon be discharged. The hospital discharge planner is the patient’s ally in making sure this transition from the hospital to home, a nursing home, assisted living, or rehabilitation facility goes smoothly.
Posted on March 20, 2019 in Hospice Education“Tell me a surprising fact about hospice care” isn’t your normal conversation starter. But if you were to ask this to ten different people, you’d probably find that most of them have a pretty different understanding of what hospice actually is.