Posted on January 30, 2020 in Palliative CareNausea is unfortunately a very common symptom in palliative care patients. It’s a frequent complaint in cancer patients, but can also affect patients with kidney failure and heart disease.
Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - January 2020
Posted on January 22, 2020 in Hospice EducationOne of the great truths of life is that no one lives forever. Yet no one wants to talk about it. A Beginner’s Guide to the End by BJ Miller, MD and Shoshana Berger pushes past the stigmas and misconceptions to offer practical advice on how to prepare for death before the reader ever receives a diagnosis for themselves or a loved one.
Posted on January 15, 2020 in Dementia CraftsSensory stimulation has been shown to benefit patients with dementia. In particular, studies have shown that tactile stimulation can increase feelings of trust and relaxation in patients with dementia while giving caregivers a positive way to interact with their patient or loved one.