What to Expect from Hospice

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.

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While most of us have experienced palliative care and medicine, it is primarily focused around management of pain, relief of symptoms and comfort provision.

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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.

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In order to reduce the stress and burden on caregivers, Melodia offers its help in providing comfort to seriously ill patients. Learn more about the differences we can make here.

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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.

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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.

Caregiving Basics

Providing Care at Home

Caregiver-Life Balance

First-Time caregivers

Caregiver Support Groups

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Heart Disease and Your Family History

Heart Disease Prevention for Caregivers

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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

Memory Bears

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Support Groups

Considering Hospice Care? Download Our Free Hospice Discussion Guide For Families.

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.