Posted on June 27, 2015 in Caregiving TipsI first heard of AIDS in the mid-1980s as a middle schooler at a “very special school assembly.” Looking back on National HIV Testing Day, it’s amazing to see how far we’ve come, but there is still work to be done.
Blog: Hospice Views - June 2015
Posted on June 25, 2015 in Caregiving TipsLong-distance caregiving has become more and more common as families travel for work and new opportunities. When families are living in different cities, it is important to put safeguards in place to ensure loved ones get the end-of-life care they need.
Posted on June 20, 2015 in Hospice EducationWe live in an amazingly diverse country. We have people from all over the world, from various religious backgrounds, various racial groups and all sorts of cultures and lifestyles. We live mostly with people much like ourselves, but there are many opportunities to interact with people with different backgrounds and traditions from our own.
Posted on June 17, 2015 in Hospice EducationAccording to the We Honor Veterans program, one out of every four dying Americans is a veteran. These Veterans often carry physical and mental scars from their time in the service that requires special attention during end-of-life care.
Posted on June 16, 2015 in Caregiving Tips“Stay safe!” That’s what we tell friends and family as they drive off, travel to new places or embark on new adventures. But what about safety in our homes and our day-to-day lives?