Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights
Posted on October 6, 2021 in Caregiving TipsWe grow up thinking chicken soup will make us well, but when a person has trouble swallowing, the simple act of eating or drinking can become dangerous. Difficulty swallowing is known medically as dysphagia. It can cause not just choking, but also aspiration pneumonia when liquids or food particles slide down the windpipe and infect the lungs.
Posted on April 1, 2021 in Caregiving TipsAfter a year of pandemic precautions, many families are planning to hold a safe Easter together. Many Americans have already received a COVID-19 vaccine, and communities are relaxing some restrictions.
Posted on March 24, 2021 in Caregiving TipsHearing that a loved one has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) can be overwhelming. It’s hard to know what to say and how to help. Understanding more about MS can help, but the most important thing you can do is let them know that you are going to be there for them through it all.