Dispelling Hospice Myths: Hospice Hastens Death

Some people may have the false impression that hospice hastens death, meaning that if your loved one receives hospice services, they will die sooner than if they did not use…

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Dispelling Hospice Myths: Hospice Is Only for People in Their Last Days of Life

There are many myths circulating about hospice care. One of the common myths is that hospice is only needed during the last few days of someone’s life. Unfortunately, this misconception…

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Home Away from Home: Unique Benefits of Residential Care Homes

When care at-home is no longer an option, residential care is a unique alternative offering the best of both worlds: a comfortable, home-like setting with specially trained caregivers on-site to…

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Seek Help from Home Health Care to Work Through Aphasia After a Stroke

When someone suffers a stroke, the brain lacks oxygen in some areas, causing damage to surrounding brain cells. The brain cells cannot be replaced or repaired, but the brain can…

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Hospice Myths: You Must Have a Doctor Referral for Hospice Care

Do you have a loved one who is ailing in health and has declined further treatment options? An aging senior may come to the point that the pain and discomfort…

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Hospice Myths: The Family Loses Control Over Care During Hospice

One common misconception about hospice is that the family no longer maintains control over their loved one’s healthcare decisions. While hospice focuses on comforting the patient, the family still has…

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Tips to Reduce Medication Mix-Ups When Caring for a Loved One with Memory Loss

The risk of medication mix-ups by those who self-administer their daily medications and supplements is increased for those who have memory-impairment or dementia. Family caregivers may need to step in…

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Social Support Helps Senior Loved Ones Thrive

Studies show that one-third of adults over the age of 50 feel a sense of isolation and loneliness. The lack of social interactions is not only detrimental to their mental…

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Hospice Myths: Hospice Is Too Expensive

One aspect of hospice that keeps families from asking for the services is the price. When you think about the benefits of having your loved one on hospice care, it…

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Dispelling Hospice Myths: Hospice is Only for Cancer Patients

One common hospice myth is that hospice is only for cancer patients who forgo curative treatments. While it is true that many cancer patients benefit from hospice services, they are…

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