Posted on April 16, 2019 in Hospice EducationNational Healthcare Decisions Day is held each year on April 16th – one day after Tax Day, when everyone has been thinking about paperwork and planning. National Healthcare Decisions Day is a time reserved to educate the public on the benefits of advance care planning. Events are held so members of the community can complete or update an advance directive. It’s an incredibly important mission.
Blog: Hospice Views - April 2019
Posted on April 11, 2019 in Coping with GriefIt’s hard to know what to say when someone passes away. This is as true for the one grieving as it is for those who wish to comfort them. When our own words fail us, poetry can be a source of comfort and hope to the grieving.
Posted on April 4, 2019 in Hospice EducationMethadone is one of the most effective and most misunderstood medications in hospice and palliative care. It’s important to get past the myths and misconceptions to understand the true risks and benefits of methadone for hospice and palliative care patients.
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.
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.
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