What To Do When a Loved One Passes Away at Home

What To Do When a Loved One Passes Away at Home

Keeping our sick loved ones at home is becoming a more common occurrence.  Consequently, our society is experiencing more deaths of loved ones in the home.  This can be very upsetting, especially if you don’t know what to do when it happens.  While we can never be...
How to Say Goodbye to a Terminally Ill Loved One

How to Say Goodbye to a Terminally Ill Loved One

Unfortunately, when we experience love, we also experience loss.  It is the inevitable circle of life.  Watching someone you love deal with a terminal illness and then watching that loved one lose their battle with that illness is incredibly difficult, there is no way...
End of Life Care Options

End of Life Care Options

It is a fact that at some point most of us will have to deal with deciding on the best end-of-life care options for either a loved one or ourselves.  It is a daunting and emotional task so here is some information on the types of end-of-life care options to help you...
What is the Difference between Hospice and Palliative Care

What is the Difference between Hospice and Palliative Care

If either you or a loved one is dealing with a serious illness, then chances are there has been a great deal of discussion around the topic of pain relief, as this becomes a central concern for both the patient and the family.  The terms hospice and palliative care...
Will My Insurance Cover Long Term Nursing Care or Hospice Care

Will My Insurance Cover Long Term Nursing Care or Hospice Care

Many individuals assume that Medicare will cover all costs associated with long-term care, such as staying in a nursing home.  Unfortunately, Medicare does not cover most of the costs associated with long-term care, including nursing homes, assisted living, or adult...
How to Select the Best Hospice Care Service

How to Select the Best Hospice Care Service

The objective of hospice care is to give people support throughout the final phase of a terminal illness.  The focus is on comfort and pain management, allowing patients to live out the remainder of their life as fully as possible. When a patient is initially referred...