Blog: Hospice Views
Finding the perfect gift can be a daunting task, but when you're shopping for a loved one with dementia, there’s an additional element to the challenge. You might think to yourself, “Will he still enjoy this?” or “He’s changed so much - what makes him happy now?” It doesn’t have to be hard, though. Just remember: your loved one with dementia is just a regular person and still has wants and needs just like the rest of us.
Hospice care can be a hot button issue. You’ve probably seen mixed reviews on the right hospice care, when to do it and the implications of a patient entering hospice care. It can be hard to tell the difference between accurate information and information that might be biased or poorly researched. In fact, Consumer Reports recently published an article, How to Find a Good Hospice Program, that featured six tips for finding the right hospice care that appear to be one-sided, and leaning toward a specific type of hospice: non-profit with inpatient care.