Posted on May 26, 2022 in Hospice EducationOften referred to by their shortened name “steroids,” corticosteroids are a type of anti-inflammatory drug that are used in hospice and palliative care for a number of different reasons.
Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - May 2022
Posted on May 19, 2022 in Coping with GriefThe loss of a loved one is one of the most difficult experiences we can face. Whether expected or unexpected, young or old, there is a disorientation that comes with living in a world without this person who meant so much to you.
Posted on May 18, 2022 in Hospice EducationIt can be difficult to accept that a serious illness has become a terminal illness. This is true regardless of age or symptoms or disease. This can be true if the illness has only recently been diagnosed or if it’s been a chronic condition.
Posted on May 12, 2022 in Dementia CraftsWhen you are caring for a loved one with dementia, there can be a lot of challenges juggling their care with the rest of your life. Finding ways to engage with your loved one doesn't need to be one of those challenges.
Posted on May 11, 2022 in Hospice EducationWhen facing a serious illness, there may come a time when treatments are no longer working or you or your loved one may decide to change treatment goals from curative to managing symptoms and focusing on the people and things that matter most. This is when the benefits of hospice care can help.