Tips for Caring for Veterans at the End of Life

Tips for Caring for Veterans at the End of Life

There are many challenges veterans may face at the end of their lives—unable to admit to symptoms of pain and anxiety, isolation, anger outbursts, feelings of guilt, and nightmares—are not uncommon for veterans who are receiving hospice care. The experience of illness...
Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and Grief

Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and Grief

Mother’s Day and Father’s Day are usually happy celebrations. But for people who’ve lost a parent, those days may trigger feelings of sadness, loss and regret. Some believe the days leading up to celebration may be harder than the day itself. Seeing the shopping ads,...
Why Do People Choose Hospice?

Why Do People Choose Hospice?

When we ask families why they’re choosing hospice, we often hear it’s because a doctor told them there was nothing left to do. Too often, we hear this when their loved one has just days left to live. Even more often, we hear that families didn’t realize their loved...
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