Hospice and End of Life

Elderly Care Options

By patrick / November 26, 2017 / 0 Comments
Hospice care at home

It was early June, our wedding was just days away, when the phone rang. It was the hospital informing me my mother was in the hospital, again. This had become so routine over the last few years that it usually didn’t alarm me. But this time they said it was different. They said they had discovered…

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Hospice Care: 6 Helpful Tips

By patrick / May 14, 2016 / 0 Comments
Convincing parent to get help

It’s your choice to hire the right Hospice company for your loved one. But do you have enough family to help with the care when the hospice company isn’t there? Who is going comfort them, feed them, bring them water, bathe and groom them, change the linens and do the laundry…? Nobody prepares for this…

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The Importance of an Advance Directive

By patrick / August 30, 2015 / 1 Comment
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It was early one evening, after an already long day and long week, when I got the call that my dad had been transported to the hospital with shortness of breath, chest pains, and was barely conscious and not able to respond to questions. I dropped everything, kissed my lovely wife good night, and headed…

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