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Blog: Hospice Views

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New Breast Cancer Treatments Offer Hope

In the past 60 years, the landscape for those facing breast cancer has dramatically changed thanks to dedicated researchers and doctors constantly looking for new breast cancer treatments to fight the disease and techniques that improve patient quality of life.
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Supporting Men with Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It's hard to miss with everything from our green logo to NFL gloves and shoes going pink. It's been a very successful awareness campaign – except with all that pink, it's easy to overlook that men get breast cancer, too. In fact, over 2,600 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year alone.
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Hospice Chaplains: Superheroes with Soul

In hospice care, the focus is on caring for the whole patient. This is why we have a multi-disciplinary team visiting each patient. It’s easy to understand the role of nurses and aides in hospice care, but emotional and spiritual support often prompts the question: What does a hospice chaplain do?
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Nursing Care Plans for the Palliative Care Patient: Success Everyone Likes

Mr. Schmidt was living with COPD. His local hospital considered him one of their “frequent fliers,” because he visited the Emergency Department (ED) six times in the past three months due to exacerbations in his condition. When a few months passed without seeing Mr. Schmidt, the ED team started to wonder when his next visit would be.