Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - February 2022
Posted on February 23, 2022 in Hospice EducationWhile more families are choosing to use hospice care services, racial disparities in the use of hospice remain. Learning to understand some of the reasons for these differences can help address them and create solutions to healthcare disparities to ensure that all patients receive the care and support they need.
Posted on February 20, 2022 in Real Heroes Wear Dog TagsThe Purple Heart is one of the most significant acts of recognition among American service members. The medal is awarded for "being wounded or killed in any action against an enemy of the United States, or as a result of an act of any such enemy or opposing armed forces." It is one of the only U.S. military distinctions that is awarded to all who fit the criteria — not just those who receive a recommendation from a higher-ranking official.
Posted on February 14, 2022 in Voices of CaregivingIt was an unconventional meeting for 1957. John VanDyke had moved to Newton Falls, Ohio, to live with his brother after high school graduation. Soon after his arrival, John’s friend had heard about a local party, so they stopped by to visit. That’s where John met Rosemarie. But this was not your average party.