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October 2, 2019

Advance Care Planning: Healthcare Directives

Advance care planning is not just about old age. At any age, a medical crisis could leave you too ill to make your own healthcare decisions. […]
October 1, 2019

Why palliative care is important in cancer care

For cancer patients, it’s important to remember that the effects of cancer and its treatment can be very different from person to person. A palliative care […]
October 1, 2019

Long Term Care Planning Guide

Many Americans don’t want to think about the day they can no longer live independently and take care of themselves. But the truth is, 70% of […]
October 1, 2019

Long Term Care Planning Checklist: 3 Expensive Mistakes People Make

Using this long term care planning checklist can help many older Americans face reality: Knee-deep in long term care expenses that they need to drain their savings and […]
September 24, 2019

Hospice Resale Shop – Encinitas, CA 92024

Shop, donate, or volunteer today. All proceeds from the Resale Shop support Pacifica House, the only General In-Patient Hospice House in North County San Diego.
September 21, 2019

6 Steps for Preventing Falls Among Your Older Loved Ones

Did you know that one in four older Americans falls every year? Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for people aged […]
September 19, 2019

We Honor Veterans – John George Honor Salute

Watch as patient John George is honored for his military service in the Air Force by Marines from Camp Pendleton. Sergeant Brodie H. Cantrell, Sergeant Anthony […]
September 16, 2019

4 Common Types of Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is commonly defined as any pain which lasts more than 12 weeks. Whereas acute pain is the normal sensation which alerts us to an […]
September 13, 2019

How to talk to someone with Alzheimer’s

Communication changes when someone has Alzheimer’s When someone has Alzheimer’s or dementia, changes in their brain cause a decline in their ability to listen and respond to normal conversation. […]