Managing Pain & Symptoms in Hospice Care

by Kelly Haneca, RN, CHPN Hospice care focuses on comfort and quality of life during the last months of life. Hospice care helps people live comfortably and with a sense …

The Hospice Care Veteran Benefit

by Staci Metzger, LMSW, LGSW, APHSW-C “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” -Joseph Campbell Honoring our nation’s veterans includes acknowledging …

3 Things to Know About Hospice Care

Hospice care is a specialized type of care for the whole person, including medical, emotional, personal and spiritual care, as well as grief support for the person’s loved ones. Hospice …

The Myths of Morphine

Being in pain is a common fear of those with a terminal illness. Relieving pain and symptoms is a top priority with hospice care, so special attention is given to …