Hospice

January 13, 2022

Palliative Care vs. Hospice Care: What’s the Difference?

Palliative care and hospice are two types of health care that are often used interchangeably—but they differ in several key ways, including what they are, when they’re most appropriate, eligibility requirements and coverage options.
July 8, 2021

End Stage of Parkinson’s  

The end stage of Parkinson's is painful and debilitating. To preserve quality of life, families need a plan to provide round-clock-care.
July 7, 2021

Checklist for Funeral Planning

Funerals do more than acknowledge the reality of death. They mark the transition from this life to the next, providing a channel for grief and support, as well as an opportunity to […]
May 25, 2021

Home Health, Comfort Care, & Crisis Care

Home health, comfort care, and crisis care exist to promote quality of life. Though each serves different ends (treating causes vs. treating symptoms), they exist on […]
May 24, 2021

Late Stage Alzheimer’s: What to Expect

Alzheimer’s disease affects every aspect of personality and behavior. Patients become forgetful. They struggle to talk, lose control of their emotions, and neglect basic tasks. By […]
May 5, 2021

What is Terminal Restlessness?

When their time comes, we hope our loved one dies peacefully. Unfortunately, the process is not always soft and gradual. In the final days or weeks, complications […]
April 27, 2021

What is Anticipatory Grief?  

Too often, we think grief follows death. But people can grieve before death as well. When people ask, “what is anticipatory grief?” they are referring to the fear, anxiety, and sadness they experience while […]
April 16, 2021

Hospice Volunteers: Making an Impact in People’s Lives

Hospice volunteers play an integral role in hospice care, helping patients find peace and happiness during one of the most trying periods of their lives.
March 31, 2021

Signs Death is Near  

During the final stage of life, each person goes through a unique set of physical and psychological changes. As their body begins shutting down, their thoughts gradually turn inward while […]
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