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How to Communicate with a Loved One in Hospice Care

How to Communicate with a Loved One in Hospice Care Visiting and communicating with a loved one in hospice care can be emotionally draining and challenging. Nobody looks forward to seeing their loved one in this situation but keeping communication open is absolutely crucial for both you and your loved one. Everyone imagines that they’ll …

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Medicare’s Hospice Benefit in California

Medicare’s Hospice Benefit: Little Known, Little Used Coping with a terminal illness can be a difficult enough experience without having to worry about pain management, medication costs, and assistance with caregiving. Surprisingly, many Medicare beneficiaries are unaware that Medicare’s all-inclusive Hospice Benefit is available to assist dying patients and their families with these issues at …

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Why Hospice Care is More Important Today than Ever Before

Author: Dan HoganCredit to: Home Care & Hospice (National Association for Home Care & Hospice) The Affordable Care Act is driving all health care providers to find ways to improve outcomes in an environment of declining reimbursements. As payments go down, it’s important to consider how health care as a whole can increase efficiencies by …

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