Category: Hospice Care

How Art and Music Impact Seniors’ Well-Being

How Art and Music Impact Seniors’ Well-Being

As people age, they often face a multitude of challenges, including physical and cognitive decline, isolation, and loneliness. While medical treatments and therapies are often necessary to address these challenges, research has shown that incorporating art and music into care can provide significant benefits to seniors’ overall well-being. Hospice and palliative care centers can benefit […]

Make a Difference and Volunteer

Make a Difference and Volunteer

Volunteering for a hospice and palliative care center can be a rewarding and fulfilling experience for those who are looking to make a positive impact in their community. We rely heavily on volunteers to provide emotional support and companionship to patients and their families during their end-of-life journey. Here are some reasons why you should […]

It’s National Stroke Awareness Month – Let’s Discuss

It’s National Stroke Awareness Month – Let’s Discuss

May is National Stroke Awareness Month, and as a hospice facility, we want to take this opportunity to raise awareness about the warning signs of stroke, the importance of acting, and provide some helpful advice for those who have experienced a stroke. Stroke is a medical emergency that occurs when blood flow to the brain […]

Join us as we celebrate National Nurses Week

Join us as we celebrate National Nurses Week

As we celebrate National Nurses Week, we want to take a moment to recognize the amazing work of our hospice and palliative care nurses. These dedicated professionals play a vital role in providing compassionate care to patients and their families during some of life’s most difficult moments. Here are some reasons why we are so […]

Managing Symptoms of Chronic Disease with Palliative Care

Managing Symptoms of Chronic Disease with Palliative Care

Chronic disease is, unfortunately, all too common in the United States; in fact, six out of ten Americans are living with at least one chronic illness. What’s worse, it’s rarely just the symptoms of the disease itself that patients have to wrestle with. They are also forced to cope with the side effects of treatments, the stress […]

Types of Hospice Care

Types of Hospice Care

A diagnosis of a terminal illness or the progression of life-limiting health condition is difficult for everyone—the patient, their caregivers, and their family and friends. In addition to pursuing curative treatments and mitigating painful symptoms and side effects, there are other conversations to be had about maintaining quality of life and protecting one’s independence and dignity […]

Hospice of Southwest Ohio – Dealing with Grief Around the Holidays

Hospice of Southwest Ohio – Dealing with Grief Around the Holidays

For most the holiday season is a time of joy, filled with festive celebrations, gift-giving and treasured family traditions. But for those who have recently lost a loved one, the joyful music and bustling holiday parties can be a painful reminder of the loss they have sustained, rather than a source of happiness. When you […]

Hospice & Palliative Care Awareness Month

Hospice & Palliative Care Awareness Month

When a loved one falls seriously ill, making an informed decision about treatment options and ongoing care can be daunting, especially as you grapple with your own emotions. At Hospice of Southwest Ohio, we understand the stress and emotional toll that comes with this situation. We also recognize that the most important thing to families […]

Hospice of Southwest Ohio – Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Hospice of Southwest Ohio – Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Get ready for a sea of pink ribbons to flood your social media feeds—October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, when non-profits and health systems across the country dedicate their resources to raising awareness and funds for research into the cause, prevention, and treatment of breast cancer.

Hospice of Southwest Ohio – Healthy Aging Month

Hospice of Southwest Ohio – Healthy Aging Month

The beach towels and umbrellas have been stashed away, the sun is setting earlier, and summer is officially drawing to a close. It’s hard to believe that we are well into final half of 2022—but for many of us at Hospice of Southwest Ohio, September feels like more of a fresh start than the actual […]

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