Memories of good times and togetherness at the holiday season remind us of our loss.
The best gift you can give the people you love is an honest and unflinching discussion about death and end-of-life choices.
The diagnosis of a life-limiting illness brings with it questions, fears and concerns. The most frequently heard question: “Can I stay at home?”
The 90-year-old patient with Alzheimer’s disease is withdrawn and rarely communicates. Yet when the woman with the guitar enters her room, the patient’s face lights up.
What happens when a hospice team comes to your home? Some families don’t want strangers to take care of someone they love.
All hospices in Chicagoland are reimbursed in the same way, so they do not compete on cost.
iving at home and remaining independent is possible for these hospice patients thanks to the 24-7 support, clinical expertise and ability to dispatch a member of the hospice team. It’s called Telecare®.
After a fall, a hospice patient living at home talks about the round-the-clock Intensive Comfort Care® she received in order to help her stay out of the hospital and return to her routine.
A veteran talks about his military service, how he felt when his doctor referred him to hospice and what his life is like today.