Palliative & End of Life Care

End of Life

Caregiving for loved ones while knowing they are in the last stages of life is difficult, particularly for family caregivers. We provide blog posts about end of life, including palliative care, hospice care, end of life signs and symptoms, comfort home care, and more.

Caregivers must balance their raw emotions with care responsibilities and do their best to employ the dying person's final wishes.

Careful planning and understanding what may lie ahead will help you with this part of your caregiver journey.


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When Should Someone Be Offered Palliative Care?

Palliative care is specialized health care for someone who has a serious medical condition. Palliative care encompasses a palliative care team of specialists who focus on providing relief of symptoms and help with other needs you may have. When should someone be offered palliative care?  People can receive palliative care when initially diagnosed or at

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End of Life Care: The Complete Guide 2021

Losing a loved one can be an upsetting experience. We will review end of life signs, symptoms, end of life decisions, what happens at end of life, palliative care and hospice care, among other things so you better understand what to expect. In addition, we review end of life care planning which can help make

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Sensitive Discussions About End of Life Care

Do you know what type of end-of-life care your loved one would or would not want? Some of the medical issues related to end-of-life care include things such as palliative sedation, artificial nutrition and hydration, and futile care.   Many people feel uncomfortable talking about death, dying, and end of life care. The thought of

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Comfort Home Care and End of Life Signs and Symptoms

Comfort home care and end of life care are terms sometimes used interchangeably to describe medical care and support provided before someone dies. In this post we review end of life signs and symptoms in elderly and share tips on providing comfort care and end of life care at home.    What is Comfort Care?

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