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July 3, 2019

‘End Game’ Film Shows the Struggle in End-of-Life Decisions

The Oscar-nominated documentary also spotlights palliative and hospice care In a pivotal scene of the documentary End Game, we listen in as a team of palliative care […]
May 14, 2019

Tips for Alzheimer’s & Dementia Caregivers

Preparing for the Road Ahead and Getting the Help You Need. Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia impacts every aspect of […]
May 14, 2019

Listening to Your Grief

When I ask, what is your grief telling you? What do you hear? Hopefully it’s not a busy signal. Yes, your grief is talking to you. […]
May 2, 2019

How to Protect Yourself From Burnout When You’re Caring for Others

Raise your hand if you’ve ever felt burnt out.  Don’t worry, I’m raising my hand, too. It took a lot for me to understand what burnout […]
May 1, 2019

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month

During National High Blood Pressure Education Month in May, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is challenging Americans to participate in a national pledge […]
November 1, 2018

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

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 […]
November 21, 2016

Hospice Volunteers Make a Difference

Hospice care is based on a family-centered holistic approach to caring for dying patients and death with dignity. The rapid growth of the hospice movement over […]
September 19, 2016
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Everyone Can Benefit from High Quality Hospice Care

  Studies have shown that approximately 80% of Americans would prefer to die at home, if possible. Despite this, 60% of Americans die in acute care […]