Posted on June 17, 2019 in Hospice EducationDetermining whether a patient is physically ready for hospice is a simple process. Assess the patient. Review the hospice eligibility criteria. If there is a match, make the hospice referral. Easy, right? If life was black and white, making a hospice referral would be the easiest decision in the world. However, when you add emotion into the equation, it can be anything but easy.
Blog: Hospice Views - June 2019
Posted on June 17, 2019 in Hospice EducationThroughout CNA Week, we'll be introducing you to just a few of the many dedicated and compassionate hospice aides who care for our patients. CNAs are also called HHAs, STNAs and hospice aides. Today, meet Tanesha Fields from our St. Louis office.
Posted on June 13, 2019 in Coping with GriefLoneliness is a feeling that everyone experiences at one time or another. In older adults, feelings of loneliness and isolation can be more common for a number of reasons. According to the latest National Poll on Healthy Aging, recently highlighted in a Time magazine article, nearly one-third of seniors report feeling a lack of companionship or connection in their old age.