It's a subject no one wants to think about, but for each of us, our lives must come to an end.
As medical progress prolongs our lives, the end can linger, draining patients and loved ones alike. So, more and more people are turning to hospice care.
Methodist Home Health and Hospice will be joining others across the country in a collective effort to highlight the importance of making advance healthcare decisions and to provide tools for making these decisions.
View an article about a Eagle, NE couple who tell about their Hospice journey.
Facing reality head-on, and at home, can make last days not so scary.
Hyperemesis gravidarum, better known to pregnant moms as "morning sickness", can be handled at home.
Your family doctor and your neighbor have both suggested you call hospice for your ill loved one but you continue to be reluctant.
Caring for anyone is difficult, even in the best of circumstances. If you?ve been called on to care for a chronically ill loved one, taking care of yourself will help you provide care more effectively.
Overview of Home Health and Hospice services
According to a study published in Critical Care Medicine, ?Most chronically critically ill patients fail to designate a surrogate decision-maker or express preferences regarding life-sustaining treatments.?
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