COVID-19 Updates

If you are feeling scared, frustrated or overwhelmed, we understand.  We are here to help. Sharing how we feel and working together allows us to work more closely together, gain back a sense of control during what seems to be an uncontrollable time and elevate caring...
Special Resources – COVID-19

Special Resources – COVID-19

On behalf of Circle of Life, I want to express our diligent efforts to assure the safety of our patients and employees during the current emphasis on the coronavirus (COVID-19). We take tremendous satisfaction in safeguarding our team as well as those we care for...
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...
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...
National Hospice Month

National Hospice Month

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and hospice and palliative care programs across the country are reaching out to help people understand all that hospice and palliative care offer. In recent months, a number of notable Americans have died. They...
What is Comfort Care?

What is Comfort Care?

“We were scared to take hospice. We thought it meant giving up.” Sometimes the first reaction to the word hospice is “But we’re not ready to give up!” Hospice is not about giving up or losing hope. Hospice is about comfort care. Comfort...
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