Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - June 2021
Posted on June 24, 2021 in Voices of CaregivingWhen a person is diagnosed with a chronic or terminal illness, it can be overwhelming for the family. Not only are they coping with the emotional toll of the diagnosis, but oftentimes they are thrust into the new role of family caregiver.
Posted on June 16, 2021 in Voices of CaregivingKnowing what to say to your dying father can be both intimidating and heartbreaking. These are intensely personal conversations. It’s normal to not know where to begin and to worry that you will say the wrong thing.
Posted on June 10, 2021 in Dementia CraftsSummer can be bittersweet when caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. You want to hit the road for vacation time and fun in sun, but you know you have to be extra cautious to keep your loved one protected and feeling secure.
Posted on June 9, 2021 in Palliative CareEveryone is impacted by social determinants of health. These are the conditions in the places where we live, work, learn, and play that affect our health risks and health outcomes. The building blocks of our lives are also the building blocks of our health.