Hospice & End of Life

The Benefits of Hospice Support Care

For many people, hospice is an intimidating word that’s associated with the end of life. And although hospice is indeed for those who are very sick, hospice care can be highly beneficial to patients and their families. Even though it addresses the patient’s care, comfort, and quality of life, hospice alone cannot meet all the patient’s daily needs.

Do I Need Home Care and Hospice Care? Discussing End-of-Life At-Home Care with Seniors

None of us likes discussing hospice care or end-of-life care issues, but it’s a natural part of the aging process. When caring for a senior family member who’s made it clear they want to remain at home even after being diagnosed with a life expectancy limiting condition like cancer, liver failure or advanced pulmonary disease, it can be emotionally and physically draining to honor their wishes.

Tips on Dealing With the Grief When a Loved One is in Hospice Care

The word ‘grief’ can be quite personal. The meaning of grief for each person is defined by past experiences. Personal losses and life-altering tragedies, even those of long ago, affect today’s grieving process. Each past loss leaves its own memory, be it now faded or still raw with pain. The Hospice Foundation of America describes [...]

By |2018-03-07T14:21:08-05:00March 7th, 2018|Categories: Hospice & End of Life|Tags: , |

Receiving Home Care Services During Hospice

When a family member is diagnosed with limited life expectancy, he or she often has a strong desire to spend the final days in the comfort of home. However, caring for a loved one at the end of life can be emotionally challenging and physically exhausting. First In Care Home Health Agency can support you [...]

By |2018-01-29T11:34:52-05:00January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Hospice & End of Life|Tags: , , |
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