Posts Categorized: Hospice Care

Choosing Between Hospice and Palliative Care

Palliative Care or Hospice? Understanding the Difference By Cassandra Hill The demands placed on a caregiver can be overwhelming. Oftentimes we are unsure of various levels of care available and their differences. Today we will talk about keeping your loved one comfortable when they are facing chronic or terminal conditions. Quality of life is important… Read more »

ADVANCED DIRECTIVES These Simple Forms Could Change the Way You Live & Die

Why you MUST have a Living Will and Power of Attorney

THESE SIMPLE FORMS COULD CHANGE THE WAY YOU LIVE AND DIE Kim Chernecky Most of us never think about becoming permanently disabled or dying. Life passes quickly. We’re all so busy with work, kids, spouses, chores, caregiving, and more. Who has time to think about that? When we’re reminded about such unpleasantness, we tend to… Read more »

Getting Your Affairs in Order; Planning Ahead

By Kim Chernecky No-one wants to think about their mortality but the fact is everyone will die someday. The problem is we don’t know when. It could be tomorrow or 40 years from now, but without taking the time to plan ahead, it’s the surviving family members that suffer. The pain of losing a loved… Read more »