Why Choosing Hospice Care Does NOT Mean That You’re Giving up on Your Loved One

Nearly 30% of hospice patients in 2017 received hospice care for only a week in, and 50% received hospice care for 25 days or less 1.  The unfortunate reality is that a few days of hospice care is not enough to provide those who are terminally ill the end of life care they need and deserve.  Much of this is due to family members perceiving hospice as a last resort.  

Common Problems that People Experience Near the End of Life and How to Care for Them

If you have taken on the role of primary caretaker of your loved one as they approach the end of life, you may be wondering what you can do to alleviate some common issues that arise in the last days and hours before death.  Here are our tips for providing comfort when these common problems occur: 

Staying in Touch with Your Loved One During COVID-19 Times

COVID-19 has made everything difficult, but it has made spending time with terminally ill friends and family who are in group homes or hospital settings nearly impossible.  As we impatiently wait for the day that everything can go back to what was “normal” before COVID-19 came into the picture, here are some ways you can be there for your loved one without physically being there. 

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