The conversation : a revolutionary plan for end-of-life care / Angelo Volandes.
Death isn't failure: Teaching doctors when to prescribe hospice
Ann Wyatt shares how CaringKind has worked to apply palliative care practices for people with dementia living in residential settings.
The fears associated with death are “being a burden to family and friends,”…
Most Hospice providers offer bereavement services to any member of the community who has suffered a loss through the death of a family member. There is usually no cost for any of these services as they are supported by charitable donations.
Volunteers in hospice and palliative care: A resource for voluntary service managers
This book provides comprehensive, practical guidelines on the responsibilities of those who lead, coordinate, and manage volunteers in small hospices, large spe
Sometimes, when caring for an elderly relative, it can be hard to know what to do for the best. If you are a caregiver, you are generally and solely responsible
The Common Sense Guide to Improving Palliative Care
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How to be an Encouraging Caregiver: Finding the Right Words
Based on interviews and surveys of family caregivers who have used hospice care, the American Hospice Foundation has developed a checklist to help those who wa…
Good booklet to read about end of life, "Understanding Hospice" -- this fact sheet provides information on facts and myths about hospice care.
Hospice is available at any point that a physician certifies that a person has a life limiting illness and life expectancy is six months or less. People live an average of 29 days longer in hospice care than alternative forms of end-of-life care (and they
Hospice care is often misunderstood. Diana Pirez explores five facts -- including hospice is a philosophy of care that involves the care recipient and the