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Oct 22, 2021

Patients with serious illness frequently need pain management.  How do hospice teams manage opioids and the challenges that come with them?  There’s often a lack of understanding about how pain medications are used in end of life care. When a patient’s pain is managed, his quality of life is better.  Hospice...


Oct 15, 2021

Funeralocity is a great resource for both consumers and hospice professionals when it comes to funeral planning.  Funeralocity provides information to help users compare up-to-date pricing and services from funeral homes and cremation providers in their area, get pricing and services for funeral homes enrolled in the


Oct 8, 2021

It’s a hospice patient’s right to choose how medications are managed. Deprescribing (simplifying or reducing) meds can be a huge benefit to both patient and caregiver.  There’s a myth that all the medications will be stopped when a seriously ill patient is admitted to hospice services.  Not true!!  Medications for...


Oct 1, 2021

Founder Kevin Long and the team at Give A Mile help to connect loved ones when they need it most. After experiencing the loss of his close friend Ryan, Kevin launched Give A Mile. According to the Give A Mile website, “Give A Mile is a group of dedicated volunteers who believe strongly in the power of visits from...


Sep 24, 2021

Hospice interdisciplinary teams provide the best care possible for seriously ill people, no matter where they call home.  Whether it’s a long term care facility (nursing home), assisted living facility, private residence or apartment, halfway house, a homeless shelter, or on the streets, end of life care professionals...