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How to Have Effective Conversations About Health Care Planning: May 11 Workshop

One of the hardest conversations to have with your loved one involves how to plan for declining health. When to treat? When is it time to let go? Despite the difficulties, it’s essential to have those conversations, not only with … Continue reading

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Palliative Care Does NOT Mean Giving Up

What does the phrase “palliative care” mean to you? If you think of health care professionals who help someone with a serious, debilitating illness to manage pain, loss of appetite, depression and other associated issues, you’re on the right track. … Continue reading

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Hospice Care Is Not a Death Sentence

If your loved one is seriously ill, the mention of the word “hospice” can feel very threatening. The concept is, understandably, freighted with associations about death and dying. Some people fear that accepting hospice care means giving up and dying … Continue reading

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