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Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - January 2022

Tea And Toast Syndrome

Tea and Toast Syndrome: What is it, Symptoms, and How to Prevent

Tea and toast syndrome sounds quaint, but it is a real condition that can put seniors at risk for malnutrition. A person experiencing tea and toast syndrome will limit their diet due to a variety of reasons including a lack of desire to eat, inability to prepare proper meals, trouble chewing or swallowing, limited funds, or difficulty getting food into the house. It is especially common in those who live alone.
Puffy Paint Window Clings

Puffy Paint Window Clings: Activities for Dementia Patients

Winter can be an especially isolating time for individuals with dementia and their primary caregiver. The dangers of ice, snow, and cold limit opportunities for time outside and visits to break up the day. Simple crafts are an excellent way to engage with your loved one while staying safe indoors.
Selfcare Tips

Caregiver Self-Care Tips for Winter

In the midst of the current global health crisis, more and more individuals are taking on the role of caregiver in the home. Caregivers assume their responsibilities with love, but many mistake that love for selflessness — at their own risk.
How To Advocate Healthcare

How to be an Advocate for Your Loved One’s Healthcare

Whether your loved one is facing a serious health crisis or simply living in a long-term care setting, it can be very helpful to have a family caregiver working as an advocate on their behalf. As someone ages or becomes ill, they often have more health issues to discuss. Having a second set of eyes and ears can help avoid misunderstandings and ensure the best of care.