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When Is It Time to Call Hospice?

When you are caring for a loved one, calling hospice can be one of the best ways to access tools to support the patient’s comfort as much as possible. One challenge families often face is deciding on the right timing to begin hospice services ̵...

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Hospice Care Tips for Family Members

When you are helping a family member find hospice care, your goal is to best support the person’s comfort and medical care, helping to improve their lifestyle as much as possible. If your family member has a life-limited illness, then you want to m...

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Common Misconceptions of Hospice Care

Most families receive hospice care at some point. Even though hospice is common, there are many misconceptions about how it works and available services. When hospice care is necessary, families often feel overwhelmed or scared about these decisions....

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What Is the Difference Between Personal Home Care and Home Health?

Even though “Personal Home Care” and “Home Health” sound similar, there are distinct differences between the support you can receive. Whether you are planning care for yourself or a loved one, it’s important to learn about t...

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The Benefits of Hospice Care

Hospice services bring the support a family needs to promote dignity, provide relief to a loved one, and help everyone find closure in the circumstances. A hospice team offers full-service solutions for end-of-life care: physically, mentally, emotion...

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Hospice Refocuses Care on Quality of Life

Although hospice is designed for patients with 6 months or less, bringing in hospice services doesn’t mean that you are giving up. Many family members are hesitant to accept hospice care because they don’t want to choose death or walk away from h...

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