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Blog: Hospice Views

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What is the Difference Between Hospice and Palliative Care?

When considering the differences between hospice and palliative care, it’s easy to get confused. The two are alike in so many ways. In other ways, they are different. As a patient with life-limiting conditions, understanding these differences is key to making an informed healthcare decision.
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Creating Meaningful Moments with Your Dad

As Father’s Day approaches, families are presented with a good reminder of the importance of spending quality time with an aging parent. Too often, we let time pass us by and end up regretting not taking the time to create meaningful moments with our fathers while we still had time.
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Stories from a Hospice Aide: Linsays Mordan

Hospice aides have a special relationship with their patients, providing direct, personal care when they need it most. Hospice aides bathe and dress patients and help with personal grooming. They focus on maintaining patient dignity and ensuring each patient has compassion and care throughout their final days.
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The Longest Day - How You Can Participate

For those caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, every day is the longest day. Each year on the summer solstice, the Alzheimer’s Association holds The Longest Day events around the world from sunrise to sunset to fundraise and honor individuals and their caregivers who are facing this disease.
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End Game on Netflix Review

In recent years, there have been a number of powerful documentaries taking a look at end-of-life decisions. The most recent is End Game by filmmakers Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman of Telling Pictures. Running just 40 minutes, End Game had its world premiere at the celebrated Sundance Film Festival and launched on Netflix this month.