David Peterson

5 Tips to Find Work-Life Balance as a Caregiver

5 Tips to Find Work-Life Balance as a Caregiver

Caregiving is a 24/7 job and sometimes that’s on top of your existing 9-5. Not only is being a caregiver a huge time commitment, but it’s also emotionally demanding. That being said, caregiving is also incredibly rewarding and truly makes a difference in the lives of so many people. But, how do you provide care […]

Give Life Back to Your Days: Know When to Start Hospice Care

Give Life Back to Your Days: Know When to Start Hospice Care

Everyone wants to think that they’ll have a little more time with their aging family members. It’s hard to think about losing someone you love, so a lot of families tend to put off talking about end-of-life care. Having an open and honest conversation with your loved one about their wishes for care is important, […]

10 Common Myths About Hospice Care

10 Common Myths About Hospice Care

“Hospice” is a word that can strike fear or provide a feeling of peace, depending on the individual. For those who don’t fully understand what hospice care is and what it provides, they tend to fall into the former category rather than the latter. I want to dispel the misconceptions and the common myths about […]

How to start a conversation about the end of life

How to start a conversation about the end of life

The ending of life is an inevitability for all living beings, but it’s never easy to part ways. It can be even harder to have a conversation about the ending of a loved one’s life. According to The Conversation Project, 90 percent of people say that talking to their loved ones about end-of-life care is […]

What is in-home primary care?

What is in-home primary care?

In-home primary care is for anyone homebound with a serious injury or illness, regardless of age or prognosis. It’s a personalized experience, in the comfort of one’s own home. This type of care focuses on managing symptoms and providing treatment to promote a better quality of life. In-home primary care is offered by Hospice of […]

Connections are key when looking into senior living and hospice care in Cincinnati

Connections are key when looking into senior living and hospice care in Cincinnati

As an older adult, or as an adult child or caregiver of one, it can be overwhelming to know what senior living and healthcare options exist and where to begin when looking into them. The good news is that there are experts who can help you and your family navigate the major life decisions that […]

Why Hospice of Southwest Ohio is your best choice for hospice care in Cincinnati

Why Hospice of Southwest Ohio is your best choice for hospice care in Cincinnati

There are likely multiple options available to you when it’s time to choose a hospice provider. It can sometimes be an overwhelming choice to make and one that should not be taken lightly. Doing research beforehand can make the process smoother and less stressful. Here are ten reasons why Hospice of Southwest Ohio should be […]

A new wave of younger adult hospice caregivers

A new wave of younger adult hospice caregivers

When a parent, relative or friend receives a terminal cancer diagnosis, you may quickly find yourself stepping into the role of a hospice caregiver. In recent years, many adults have taken on this role much earlier than anticipated. In some cases, the individual with cancer may not yet be eligible to receive Medicare benefits, potentially […]

Tips to prevent burnout for hospice caregivers

Tips to prevent burnout for hospice caregivers

It’s not easy taking care of a hospice patient in a home setting. Sometimes, caregivers suffer from physical or emotional exhaustion from taking care of a loved one around the clock. It’s important to maintain a healthy balance between supporting a loved one in hospice and tending to the rest of your life and responsibilities. […]

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