When diagnosed with a terminal illness, hospice social workers provide emotional support to the patients and loved ones.
Tips for Visiting Someone on Hospice
VITAS Healthcare shares tips on visiting someone who is in hospice care. Learn how you can offer support when visiting a loved one in hospice.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
What it Means to be a Hospice Volunteer
by Nicole Romansata “And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.” Abraham Lincoln It is always interesting to note how people will react when you tell them that you are a hospice volunteer. Many of us who choose this work have experienced c
News, Tips and Advice
Some helpful tips to make dressing and grooming a bit easier. #dementia #caregiver #seniors
What Not to Donate: Thrift Store Donation Guidelines
Every thrift store has different rules, but these items are commonly turned away at donation centers. Call ahead to see if your local store can accept them.
What to say to the dying: A hospice chaplain offers some insight
A doctor discovers an important question patients should be asked
A family physician met a dying man and asked something that hadn’t been covered by the specialists.
How to Find Free Rides for Seniors Who Live at Home
How to Find Free Rides for Seniors Who Live at Home. Help your parents stay active without busting your budget.
How Doctors Deliver Bad News
Doctors are trying new ways of solving an old problem—how to tell patients they aren’t going to get well.