When someone enters hospice care, pain management is often one of their top concerns. Many are anxious about their comfort level during the last six months of their lives. For […]
Each of us is unique in our own way. We have personal likes and dislikes. We all have different values, priorities, desires, fears, interpersonal relationships, spiritual beliefs, and pain thresholds. […]
Since 1964, February has been designated as American Heart Month. With heart disease the leading cause of death in the United States, American Heart Month aims to help prevent the […]
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 […]
As Veterans Day approaches, we remember those who have served our country to defend our freedom. Thank you for your service. According to Futurity.com, a recent study shows that veterans […]
Palliative care improves quality of life by providing comfort and pain management to those of any age who have a serious illness. Your loved ones can qualify for palliative care no matter what age, no matter what stage of their serious illness while curative treatment is ongoing.
A 2014 report by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) stated that one in four Americans have multiple chronic conditions (heart and renal disease, diabetes, COPD, cancer, and dementia). That number rises to three in four in people who are 65 and older.