Patients and loved ones often express the wish that they’d entered hospice sooner. Reluctance to consider hospice sometimes prevents patients from getting the benefits of hospice for as long as possible.
Hospice can be emotional and challenging for both patients and loved ones. It’s important for caregivers to learn how to best navigate these challenges. Here are some resources and support options.
When we think of hospice care, it’s common to associate it with older adults nearing the end of their life. However, hospice care is not exclusive to the elderly. Pediatric hospice care exists for children facing life-limiting illnesses, a topic that is less spoken about but is equally crucial. Pediatric hospice care is about providing
A terminal illness diagnosis can be devastating for both the patient and their loved ones. The focus often falls on providing the best care possible for the patient, but it’s essential to remember that caregivers also need care and support. Caring for a loved one with a terminal illness can be physically and emotionally draining,
Hospice care is a form of healthcare that focuses on providing comfort and support to patients with life-limiting illnesses and their families. While hospice care is often associated with physical care, it can also address the spiritual needs of patients and their families. What Is Spiritual Care in Hospice? Spiritual care in hospice is a
Caring for a loved one who is under hospice care can be a difficult and emotionally draining experience. At Shining Light Hospice in Las Vegas, we strive to provide compassionate, quality care to all of our patients and their families during this time. To aid caregivers in providing the best care possible for their loved
Making the decision to utilize hospice services for yourself or a loved one is never easy. It can be emotionally and physically draining as you try to navigate through all of the options available. Knowing where to even begin your search for the right hospice can be daunting, especially because the need usually comes at
Everyone has a certain tradition, food, song or memory attached to their favorite holiday. Whether it is the kids in costumes running through pumpkin patches, overeating at the fall spread of delicious foods, or carols around a beautifully lit tree, the holidays evoke many wonderful feelings. It may seem daunting to face these times with
The foremost similarity between home based care services is that both types of care are provided to the patient in their own home. The thing that sets them apart from each other is the type of patient that each service is tailored to. The priorities and outcomes of the two types of care can also
A terminal diagnosis can be life-altering for the patient and their loved ones. Hospice can help in three ways.