Robert Laethem2022-12-02T00:18:46+00:00December 1st, 2022|Comments Off on 5 Ways Comfort Care Can Benefit Your Loved One
Life can be a rollercoaster ride—full of surprises and shocks, and you experience various ups and downs. Unfortunate events such as a diagnosis of a terminal illness, when the treatments stop producing any improvement and Read More
Robert Laethem2022-11-01T09:55:38+00:00October 13th, 2022|Comments Off on How To Arrange For Hospice Care?
Many families and individuals can greatly benefit from hospice care, however, many are also unaware of how to arrange the same. While some are afraid to discuss it, others wait for their doctor to suggest Read More
Robert Laethem2022-11-01T07:02:10+00:00October 10th, 2022|Comments Off on Respite Care: Definition, Services, Costs, and Types
It’s exhausting to have a loved one with a terminal illness and provide them with all the love and care they need round the clock. However, taking care of them can sometimes get overwhelming and Read More
Robert Laethem2022-11-01T09:56:30+00:00October 6th, 2022|Comments Off on How To Provide The Best Quality Of Life During Hospice Care?
Terminally ill patients need care, comfort, and compassion. Therefore, as relatives and caretakers, it’s tantamount to focus on improving their quality of life during their final days. You can also resort to the best hospice Read More
Robert Laethem2022-10-04T05:55:00+00:00August 31st, 2022|Comments Off on Should a Family Member be the Primary Caregiver During Hospice Care?
When someone you love receives a diagnosis of terminal illness, or is given a prognosis of limited life expectancy, life changes drastically for everyone involved - not just for the one who is ill. Someone Read More
Robert Laethem2022-10-04T06:00:13+00:00August 8th, 2022|Comments Off on How Do I Select the Best Hospice Care Near Me?
Making the decision to seek hospice care for yourself or your loved one is not easy. You and your family deserve support during this highly emotional season. Cardinal Hospice has cultivated a patient-first culture, putting Read More
Robert Laethem2022-07-27T09:08:32+00:00February 22nd, 2022|Comments Off on 3 Questions to Ask Yourself: Is it Time for Hospice?
One of the most challenging seasons in life is caring for aging and ill family members. It is difficult to watch your loved ones suffer from symptoms of terminal illnesses, such as cancer, dementia, and Read More
Robert Laethem2022-07-27T09:09:12+00:00February 22nd, 2022|Comments Off on 5 Common Hospice Diagnosis
It is an unfortunate misconception that hospice care is only for those expected to die in a few weeks or a “place” for the dying and hopeless people with terminal illnesses. Hospice care is in Read More
Robert Laethem2022-07-27T09:33:46+00:00January 23rd, 2022|Comments Off on Starting a Conversation: How to Talk to Someone About Hospice Care?
Major life decisions have always been a challenging topic for anyone, especially if it’s a conversation about end of life care of a loved one. It may not be easy, but talking about hospice and Read More
Robert Laethem2022-07-27T09:33:20+00:00January 6th, 2022|Comments Off on Misconceptions: 10 Hospice Myths and Facts
Hospice care has been gaining significant traction after countless studies have documented its notable benefits. In fact, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization reported that about 1.55 million people sought and received hospice care Read More
Robert Laethem2022-09-14T16:43:55+00:00January 6th, 2022|Comments Off on The 5 Stages of Palliative Care
Having a chronic, ultimately terminal, illness takes away a lot of one’s freedom to choose. For example, the choice to eat any food you want, to travel, or do your favorite activities. But there’s one Read More
Robert Laethem2021-11-23T23:09:24+00:00November 23rd, 2021|Comments Off on Celebrating Home Care and Hospice Month – November 2021
Many people get chills when they hear the word hospice care because they associate it with the final moments in life. The national hospice month is here to change that perception and help us understand Read More
Robert Laethem2021-11-23T23:10:30+00:00October 22nd, 2021|Comments Off on What Is Hospice Care At Home: A Comprehensive Guide
According to studies, if given a chance, seven in ten Americans would prefer to pass peacefully in the comfort of their home. However, not everyone has the opportunity to choose their own end-of-life care plan Read More
Robert Laethem2022-07-27T09:09:41+00:00April 22nd, 2021|Comments Off on 7 Important Benefits of Respite Care
Caring for a loved one can be physically, mentally, and emotionally draining. If you’re caring for a family member or friend, it’s essential to maintain your health and well-being. Being at your best will hugely Read More
Robert Laethem2022-10-04T06:11:10+00:00February 17th, 2021|Comments Off on What Is Continuous Home Care And Is It Covered By Medicare?
As of January 2021, there were 62 million recorded Medicare beneficiaries across the country. With the rise of healthcare crises in 2020, this number had increased significantly from previous years. Medicare is a federal program Read More
Robert Laethem2022-08-10T09:14:00+00:00November 3rd, 2020|Comments Off on What You Need to Know About 4 Levels of Hospice Care Right Now
You should always feel at home. Under four levels of hospice care, you will. Hospice care designs treatments to meet the needs of patients, providing them care at the comfort in their own homes. While Read More
Robert Laethem2022-07-27T05:33:41+00:00October 13th, 2020|Comments Off on 3 Proven Benefits of Hospice Care For Your Loved One
Did you know that more than one million Medicare beneficiaries were enrolled in hospice in 2017? While you may be on the fence about joining this percentage, we understand this may be a tough decision Read More
Robert Laethem2022-08-10T09:35:42+00:00August 10th, 2020|Comments Off on 5 Astonishing Major Benefits of Hospice Care
Are you finding yourself searching for "hospice near me?" If you do, this article is especially for you! Here, we will discuss everything about the major benefits of hospice care and some details about the Read More
Robert Laethem2021-06-17T03:48:35+00:00August 6th, 2020|Comments Off on 6 Surprising FAQ About Palliative Care You Should Know
If you are considering palliative care options for a loved one, or even for yourself, you may find the wealth of information out there overwhelming. We get it! That's why this month, we've compiled a Read More
Robert Laethem2021-10-22T09:05:52+00:00June 9th, 2020|Comments Off on ER or Palliative Care? Discover Your Options In This Guide
Palliative Care or ER? If you or a loved one are suffering from a serious, chronic illness, you’re likely no stranger to the emergency room. When someone’s body is already engaged in the fight of Read More
Robert Laethem2021-10-22T09:04:42+00:00May 30th, 2020|Comments Off on When to Make the Shift from Chronic to End of Life Care
Determining when your loved one should transition from chronic care to end of life care can be one of the most challenging things you will ever undertake. Though there is no specific point in a Read More
Robert Laethem2021-06-21T17:43:38+00:00April 22nd, 2020|Comments Off on Cardinal Hospice COVID-19 Response
We at Cardinal Hospice pride ourselves on offering outstanding end-of-life care. As such, our priority is protecting our patients and our team members from exposure to COVID-19. With the firm understanding that our population is Read More