Tag Archive | pallative care

What I Wish I Knew When Dementia Was Diagnosed: The role of Palliative & Hospice Care (#2)

What I Wish I Knew When Dementia Was Diagnosed: The role of Palliative & Hospice Care (#2)

Hospice and palliative care offer comfort and they can serve someone diagnosed with dementia.

Palliative vs Hospice Care?

Palliative vs Hospice Care?

I’m still a little fuzzy on the distinction because what I heard (which might not have been exactly what I was told) differs a bit from what I’ve read. I find that there is generally conflicting information on the nuances between these two levels of care and each provider is a little different. However, we […]

The Crushing Significance of Hospice

The Crushing Significance of Hospice

I speak with the Hospice doctor and ask him what type of care of comfort they can provide my Dad. He explains how they can help him. We really have no idea what to expect. We know my Dad isn’t taking in much food or water now. He’s very uncomfortable and we want to help […]