Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - July 2020
Posted on July 16, 2020 in Voices of CaregivingMost people have heard about Multiple Sclerosis (MS), but unless you are affected by the condition, you may not know much about the diagnosis, symptoms, and potential treatments. As of March of last year, researchers estimated the number of Americans diagnosed with MS to be 1 million. Not only that, but women are three times more likely to be diagnosed than men.
Posted on July 15, 2020 in Voices of CaregivingMany people wish they could write a memoir or record a loved one’s stories, but getting started can be intimidating. Writer Jessica Burch demystifies the experience, helping families using a process she calls “life writing.”
Posted on July 2, 2020 in Voices of CaregivingAs more and more states begin to re-open stores and restaurants, you might be asking yourself if it’s safe to visit an older loved one. Going months without visits can increase isolation and loneliness in senior adults, but they face a huge risk of developing serious complications if they contract COVID-19. What’s a family to do?