9 06, 2020

ER or Palliative Care? Weighing Your Options

2020-06-09T00:41:12+00:00Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

If you or a loved one are suffering from serious, chronic illness, you’re likely no stranger to the emergency room. When someone’s body is already engaged in the fight of their life, any comorbidity seems like an urgent reason to head to the emergency room. However, the emergency room can present its own set of [...]

30 05, 2020

When to Make the Shift from Chronic to End of Life Care

2020-05-30T02:18:58+00:00Categories: News|Tags: , , |

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 medical diagnosis where end of life care technically begins, the decision must be made on an individual patient's case--based on [...]

28 02, 2020

How to Talk to Aging Parents About In-Home Palliative Care

2020-03-02T12:24:21+00:00Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Every year, approximately 1.4 million people receive palliative care. Of this group, about 66 percent received care where they lived rather than at a separate facility. Are your parents dealing with chronic illnesses? Do they seem to be in denial about the severity of their condition or the amount of assistance they need? If this [...]

29 08, 2019

Hospice vs Palliative Care: What’s the Difference?

2019-08-29T15:48:29+00:00Categories: Health|Tags: , , , , |

There are currently more than 1.4 million hospice patients in the United States and millions more who require palliative care. Are you or someone you love struggling with long-term pain or having difficulty recovering from a serious illness? Do you need help staying comfortable and managing your health from home? If you answered "yes" to [...]