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Palliative Care vs. Hospice Care

Assisted living facilities exist to provide a safe and caring environment for those who can no longer care for themselves due to old age, disability, or disease. Both palliative and hospice care aim to provide comfort and relaxation to people suffering from serious...

Getting Ready for Hospice Care

The end of one’s life is often challenging for everyone involved. It is a time of reflection and, inevitably, of anxiety. Though no one wants to think about the prospect of leaving this life behind, it is essential to plan to ensure that one’s end-of-life...

What is Pain Management?

Not all illnesses have a cure and for those that endure chronic pain, the future may seem rather dim. However, there is a branch of medicine known as “pain management” and this branch works to help patients improve their quality of life by addressing their pain. Today...

Important Questions to Ask Before They’re Gone

Planning for the end of your loved one’s life is incredibly difficult, but it is an important part of life. If your loved one is in hospice, then the need is even greater. Before they’re gone, there are a few questions that need answers and though this...

Better Understanding Hospice

Hospice is a very important decision that may come at the end of your loved one’s life. It may be the most difficult decision you ever make, so today we’re going to be talking about it today in a little more depth. The goal here being so you can understand...

What is Palliative Care?

Palliative care is often used as a synonym to hospice and typically refers to a person’s end-of-life care. Palliative care doesn’t particularly focus on curing a patient’s illness; the diagnosis is commonly too severe and the illness incurable....
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