Advantages and Disadvantages of Hospice Care

This week, I am discussing hospice care. I've talked about what it is and isn't and what it does and does not do. In addition, yesterday, I discussed some of the myths and misconceptions of hospice … [Read more...]

Myths and Misconceptions About Hospice Care

The word "hospice"conjures up all kinds of pictures in peoples minds.  From halloween costumes and horror movies to more serious images; people are often afraid of hospice.  So, let's take a candid … [Read more...]

What is Hospice Care?

As your loved one comes to the end stages of Alzheimer's disease, you will have to make some very difficult decisions. Over the next few days, I'm going to talk about hospice care, what it is and … [Read more...]

Advanced Directives and Living Wills

When we were kids, we used to put our hands over our ears and hum loudly or say, "I can't hear you."  It was our way of telling the other child who was speaking that we were not interested in, and … [Read more...]

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