end of life Archives - Hospice of the North Coast
January 9, 2019

End-of-Life Conversations Can Bring You and Loved Ones Closer

If the opportunity presents itself, honor the person by listening Before his mother, Dee Dee, died from emphysema in 2009, Larry Sernovitz spent a lot of […]
December 21, 2018

Making Hospice an Easier Choice

People with terminal conditions who receive Medicare are currently required to forgo curative treatment in order to receive hospice (care for people whose medical conditions mean […]
December 5, 2018

When Is It Time to Call Hospice?

A common question asked by those considering hospice care for a loved one is, “When is the right time?” A growing number of caregivers are finding […]
November 28, 2018

What Is a Living Will and Why Do Seniors Need One?

Discussing end-of-life wishes benefits seniors and caregivers It’s hard to think about end of life, especially when your older adult isn’t at that stage, but it’s […]
October 18, 2018

5 Life Lessons From End-of-Life Experts

Make sure to do these things while you are still able You’ve heard it countless times: Life is short, so appreciate each moment. People with life-limiting […]
December 26, 2016

When There’s No Cure, Comfort Takes Over

  The primary purpose of medical schools is to teach budding physicians on how to treat and cure patients. They teach the latest and best possible […]