Support by Medical Condition
Every disease follows its own unique course. Hospice care can help seriously ill patients control the pain and manage the symptoms of disease near the end of life. When faced with an advanced stage of a disease, you should know the risks and options available should you or someone you love need them.
While most of us have experienced palliative care and medicine, it is primarily focused around management of pain, relief of symptoms and comfort provision.
As we explained earlier that palliative care is for anyone needing relief of pain and associated symptoms whereas, hospice care is care system designed for patients with life expectancy of 6 months or less. Learn more about these differences here.
The objective of Palliative care is to focus on reliving symptoms whether they are emotional, physical or even mental. Palliative care can reduce and relieve physical, mental and emotional symptoms. Learn more about how cancer patients are helped through palliative care here.
Some of the primary question about the nature of palliative care and the associated costs may arise once your physician suggests it. Learn more about it here.
Providing Care at Home
Caregiver Support Groups
When Dialysis Ends: How kindney failure Symptoms Can be Eased with Hospice Care
Hospice Relieves Symptoms for End-Stage COPD Patients
hospice Makes a Difference to Breast Caner Patients and families
Heart Disease and Your Family History
Heart Disease Prevention for Caregivers
Help Near the End of a Long Journey: Hospice and Huntington’s Disease
What to Expect From a Hospice Admissions Visit
What to Expect When Starting Hospice at Home
FAQs about Coronavirus and Hospice
Tips for Visiting Someone on Hospice
When a Hospice Patient Stops Eating or Drinking
Grief Support Groups
What is Grief?
Coping with Grief
Grief Support Children and Grief
Holidays and Grief
Losing a Family Member
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Care Where You Need It
When someone is terminally ill, family members and loved ones need to communicate with each other in order to make the best end-of-life care decisions.
To help you start that conversation, we’ve made this guide, filled with questions, conversation topics and issues that will help your family know what to expect.