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Hospice Vs. Palliative Care: What’s the Difference?

If you or a loved one is facing life after a serious diagnosis like ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) or stage 4 cancer, you might have come across information about both palliative care and hospice. 

How Jimmy Carter Is Changing the Conversation Surrounding Hospice Care

As former President Jimmy Carter passes the one-year mark in hospice care, his very public stay is changing the way people think about this often misunderstood yet highly beneficial service.

Do You Know Safety?

Did you know that many falls in the home can be preventable? Often, when a loved one or hospice patient falls it can be unrecoverable, but in truth it could have been avoided. We encourage you to keep reading to learn tips on how you can keep your loved one safe at home.

HEART HEALTH: DID YOU KNOW?

Did you know there are a few things we can do to help our heart? The heart is an important organ within our bodies. We have the duty to ensure we keep our heart healthy so it can provide our other organs with the blood and oxygen we need. Read on for some helpful tips to keeping your heart healthy and working for you.

🤷 Do I really NEED an ADVANCE DIRECTIVE? 🤷

Only you can be the judge of that. We invite you to continue reading as we provide the necessary information for you to make an informed decision.

Coping With Grief During the Holidays

The holiday season can be a challenging and difficult time for those who have lost a loved one. The memories and traditions associated with the holidays can intensify feelings of sadness, loneliness, and grief. Coping with the loss of a loved one during the holidays can be especially difficult, but there are some things you can do to help ease the pain.

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

November is Alzheimer’s awareness month, with purple being the official color of the movement. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia.

Cycle of Giving: Hospice Volunteering

The end of life is a natural process that is both beautiful and spiritual. It is a time when we reflect on the life we have lived and the impact we have had on others.

Emergency/Disaster Preparedness Tips from Transitions Hospice Care

Tips to help prepare our patients & their families, our staff & their families, our neighbors, & community... know your risks, make a plan, & take action.

The Importance of Hospice

Why is hospice so important? Our lives are categorized by milestones, birth, graduation, college, getting married, children, jobs, retirement, etc. But what about end of life? Death? It is just as important as all the above. The dying process can be smooth or rocky. Hospice’s goal is to make that journey as smooth as possible.

Spiritual Care in Hospice: Nurturing Meaning, Connection, and Peace

Spiritual care for hospice patients recognizes and addresses the spiritual and existential needs of individuals who are facing the end of life. It encompasses providing support, comfort, and guidance to patients in exploring and finding meaning, purpose, and connection during this challenging time.

How to Choose the Right Hospice Care Provider for Your Loved One

Caring for a loved one during their final days is a deeply emotional and challenging experience. It is a time when you want to ensure that they receive the best possible care and support. This is where hospice care can make a real difference.