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Bring It On Home: The Shift To In-Home Care Amid A Pandemic

Bring It On Home: The Shift To In-Home Care Amid A Pandemic

After nearly a year living in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare is still facing an uphill battle as providers try to adapt to each day. For healthcare services that can be provided via telehealth, like therapy and wellness check-ups with a general practitioner, that adaptation may have been more straightforward. What happens in […]

How to Handle Holiday Depression

How to Handle Holiday Depression

For most people, the holidays are a time to gather with friends and family to celebrate the season. While things may seem merry and bright, the holidays can also trigger a lot of negative emotions for people. Sadness, loneliness, anxiety and stress can all be heightened around the holidays. This year especially, with so many […]

How to Have Difficult Family Conversations During the Holidays

How to Have Difficult Family Conversations During the Holidays

As the holidays approach, families will gather, either in person or virtually. Between bites of pumpkin pie or during the football game halftime, consider using the time together to discuss some difficult subjects, such as family health history and end-of-life planning for aging parents or relatives.

Navigating Grief with Your Hometown Hospice Provider

Navigating Grief with Your Hometown Hospice Provider

Grief is part of the human condition. According to the Family Caregiver Alliance, many loved ones of patients who receive hospice and palliative care experience anticipatory grief before losing a family member or friend. Experts agree grief isn’t linear or time-limited.

Transitioning Patients From Palliative Care to Hospice

Transitioning Patients From Palliative Care to Hospice

Helping Your Patients Understand the Transition from Palliative Care to Hospice The transition from palliative care to hospice care can be a confusing time for patients and their families. It is likely they will feel many complex emotions including — sadness, fear, anger and more. As their provider, you have an opportunity to empower and […]

Transitioning From Palliative Care to Hospice

Transitioning From Palliative Care to Hospice

When someone is diagnosed with a terminal illness, treating and managing their symptoms becomes a top priority. A large part of successfully caring for someone with a terminal illness is understanding how palliative and hospice care play a role in treatment and what the transition from palliative to hospice entails.

How to Open Up About End of Life Planning

How to Open Up About End of Life Planning

End-of-life planning is a difficult topic to discuss under any circumstances. For family members, the topic can be tough to broach because they don’t want to imagine a reality without their loved one or don’t know how their loved one will react to this type of conversation. For those who are terminally ill, it can […]

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, […]

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