Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights

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Subscription Box Gift Ideas for Seniors

When selecting a gift for seniors, subscription boxes are the gift that keeps on giving. Arriving monthly for anywhere from three to twelve months, subscription boxes can be a warm reminder of your love long after the holidays are over. These days, there’s a subscription box for seniors for any hobby, personality, and budget.
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What Google Gets Wrong About Hospice & Palliative Care

A language barrier can sometimes present a difficult obstacle for physicians, patients, and their families to overcome. Throw in the fact that many different cultures have many different understandings of end-of-life care and it can be even harder to ensure these patients and families understand the truth and value behind these services.
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Dealing with the Crisis of Prolonged Isolation

Even before COVID-19, social isolation has been a serious health concern in seniors. Some researchers have called loneliness as bad for your health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. But with coronavirus precautions stretching into another season, it can be hard for seniors to see a light at the end of the social distancing tunnel.
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How to Change a Bed with Someone in It

When caring for a loved one with mobility issues or a serious illness, you’ll find yourself faced with all kinds of practical challenges that you’ve never thought about before. One of these challenges is how to change a bed with someone in it.
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Employment Protection for Caregivers

Caring for a loved one with a serious illness while working outside the home can be a tough balancing act. If your role as a caregiver is causing you to be distracted at work or requires additional time off, you should speak to your human resources department about employment protection for caregivers and the resources available to you.
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