As our country continues to isolate and use all measures to stay safe from infection from COVID-19, you may wonder how this affects your access to hospice care in the […]
For many people, the idea of hospice care lasting more than a few days or weeks seems counterintuitive. That’s because all too often, patients are already in steep decline, if […]
All of us get concerned and worried when our loved one is diagnosed with a serious illness. As the disease progresses, we notice signs that specialized care, such as hospice […]
Kelly Cahill, Community Nurse Educator, wants to help keep you safe from falls, which result in injuries for hundreds of thousands of older adults each year. Get her tips for […]
There are many myths about hospice care. Often, these misconceptions keep people and their loved ones from getting the care and support they need at a time when they need […]
Hospice and Palliative Care can help you keep your loved one at home during the holidays. As the song goes: “There’s no place like home for the holidays.” Surrounded […]
Fall Prevention Awareness Week in September puts the spotlight on the dangers of falls and fall-related injuries for older adults. Millions of those 65 and older fall each year, and […]
When it’s time for hospice or palliative care, it can be difficult to make a decision from the myriad of choices facing you. All hospice providers are different, so it can be hard to decide which one to choose. Start by looking for these 7 qualities in any provider.
While all of our patients are special, we have a deep feeling of gratitude and admiration toward the men and women who have served our country. If you’re a veteran, […]
At Lower Cape Fear Hospice, we realize that “freedom isn’t free.” It’s only through the noble service and sacrifice of men and women in our military that we are able to have so many blessings. This deep, heart-felt gratitude is one reason that we provide extensive benefits geared toward veterans. Hospice provides a dedicated social worker, veteran volunteers and is partnered with the We Honor Veterans program. Continue reading to learn more about the benefits of each program and how Hospice can help the veteran in your life.