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Elena Bolling, BSN, RN, CHPN

How the Hospice Honeymoon Helps Patients Leave Behind A Legacy

When people first become hospice patients, they often enter a stage where they can get better. Perhaps before they were confused or exceptionally weak. A… Continue Reading

Continuum Of Care Offers a Better Quality Of Life For Dementia Patients

According to some estimates, around 5.8 million people in the United States suffer from dementia-related diseases. An additional 5.6 million age 65 and older are… Continue Reading

Elena Bolling, BSN, RN, CHPN

Parkinson’s Disease: When It’s Time For Hospice Care

There is a lot of misunderstanding about Parkinson’s Disease. Many assume that it is immediately debilitating. Yet on average, this slowly progressive disease can take… Continue Reading

Ashley Kinnally, MSN, NP-C

Living With ALS

How Supportive Care Can Help People Take Control With all the difficulties that come with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, losing control of one’s body… Continue Reading

Take Charge Of Your Healthcare Decisions

Patients and their families guide physicians on the focus of care they want to live their best life. However, if a patient hasn’t discussed that… Continue Reading

What To Expect When Your Loved One Is Dying

There are a lot of myths about the act of dying. In movies, we often see these dramatic moments where someone clutches their chest, takes… Continue Reading

Disenfranchised Grief and Why Professional Caregivers Experience It

When shopping for a sympathy card, you’ll find cards for loss of parents, spouses, children, even friends. There probably wouldn’t be a card for “loss… Continue Reading

Elyzabeth Marcussen, Senior Communications Specialist

Filling the Gap With Supportive Care

Brian Thompson calls Aug. 29, 2013, his new birthday. That was the day when the Navy veteran learned he had stage 4 non-small cell lung… Continue Reading

How Love Led The Modern Hospice Movement

A bad back and the love for David Tasma may well be the reasons behind how contemporary medicine cares for people at their end of… Continue Reading

Genevieve Lightfoot-Taylor, MSN, CFNP, ACHPN

Four Levels Of Hospice Care

One of the biggest misconceptions about hospice care is that it is a place. For the most part, people do not “go to” hospice. Rather… Continue Reading

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