Jul 13, 2018
When a person elects hospice care it doesn't mean they have to remain on hospice. They can choose to revoke the hospice benefit for traditional, or aggressive treatment. In this episode we explain the reasons a person might choose to revoke hospice, and the process to make it happen.
Here's some things to remember:
Jul 6, 2018
In this Five for Friday episode we explain the process that normally takes place when a death occurs at home. It's our strong belief that education regarding the death & dying process can alleviate most of the fear and anxiety for patients and their families.
Here's a few things to know:
Jul 1, 2018
"The Conversation Project is dedicated to helping people talk about their wishes for end of life care." That's the singular mission of The Conversation Project as posted on the front page of their website.
In this episode we connected with Rev. Rosemary Lloyd, the Advisor to Faith Communities for The Conversation...
Jun 29, 2018
June is Alzheimer's Awareness Month, so we've talked about Alzheimer's Disease on our weekly Five for Friday episodes the last few weeks.
The typical trajectory for Alzheimer's Disease is around 8-10 years, which is why it's often called the "long goodbye." There are typically 3 phases to the disease trajectory:...
Jun 22, 2018
There are currently 5.7 million Alzheimer's patients in the United States. All of these patients need caregivers, and half of all of the non-paid caregivers for all patients, are caring for an Alzheimer's patient. Of these caregivers 1/3 of them are over 65 years old, and 67% of them are women.
In this episode, we're...