National Home Care and Hospice Month in America

Every fall, November is designated as National Home Care and Hospice Month. This is a time of year when hospice advocates work to educate the public about end-of-life care and all the benefits it provides for patients and their families.

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Hospice Tree of Light: Remembering Those We Lost

The holidays can be an especially difficult time for those grieving the loss of a loved one, and yet they also provide us with an opportunity to remember those we’ve lost and the light that still shines in our hearts in remembrance.

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How to Create an Alzheimer’s Wandering Kit

When an older adult for whom you provide care lives with Alzheimer’s disease, you face challenges unique to this disease. Safety concerns are high on the list.

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Advice to Support a New Family Caregiver

If you recently started caring for an aging parent or a loved one with a disability, you are not alone. The Family Caregiver Alliance estimates that 65.7 million people in this country are caregivers.

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Fire Safety and Older Adults

The statistics surrounding older adults and fires are startling. The odds a senior will be injured or die in a fire are double that of the rest of the population. For those 85 years of age and older, the risk shoots up to four times greater than younger adults. 

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Evaluating Options During Medicare Open Enrollment

We thought it would benefit our readers if we shared a list of questions you can use to objectively assess what parts of your current plans are working well and if there are other plans that better meet your health care needs.

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Easy Conversation Starter

You may not know what to say to your aging parents, but we can help you start the conversation.

 

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