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Why It’s OK for Your Loved One to Stop Eating and Drinking on Hospice

Why It’s OK for Your Loved One to Stop Eating and Drinking on Hospice

Physical Stages of Dying: Months, weeks, days and hours before death occurs

Explore the various physical stages of dying to help us feel better prepared and less afraid of dying. Let Emma's Story take us gently into a journey through these stages.

The Final Hours Before Death | BK Books

The Final Hours Before Death

I have noticed concern by medical workers as to what to do during the hours to minutes before death.When the patient is hours t

Hospice Patients Alliance - Signs of Approaching Death

Hospice Patients Alliance - Signs of Approaching Death

5 questions to ask a hospice patient | The Fresno Bee

5 questions to ask a hospice patient | The Fresno Bee

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the differences between hospice care and palliative care.

The Difference Between Hospice and Palliative Care

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the differences between hospice care and palliative care.

During National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, Midland Care is spreading the word that #HospiceHelps. Learn more about our work at www.midlandcare.org  If you’re a not-for-profit hospice provider, you are welcome to use these infographics with your own logo. We want them to be a resource! Contact us to get files you can edit.

During National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, Midland Care is spreading the word that #HospiceHelps. Learn more about our work at www.midlandcare.org If you’re a not-for-profit hospice provider, you are welcome to use these infographics with your own logo. We want them to be a resource! Contact us to get files you can edit.

Hospice signs and symptoms of approaching death you may notice.

Hospice signs and symptoms of approaching death you may notice.

Hospice is available at any point that a physician certifies that a person has a life limiting illness and life expectancy is six months or less. People live an average of 29 days longer in hospice care than alternative forms of end-of-life care (and they live with more comfort, dignity and peace). #nationalhospicemonth

Hospice is available at any point that a physician certifies that a person has a life limiting illness and life expectancy is six months or less. People live an average of 29 days longer in hospice care than alternative forms of end-of-life care (and they

What to Say to Someone Who is Dying

What to Say to Someone Who Is Dying

Speaking to a dying loved one can be challenging. Read for advice we& gleaned from professional grief counselors about what you can say.

“It’s a privilege to be of service to others at a sacred time in their lives.” #hospice

“It’s a privilege to be of service to others at a sacred time in their lives.

Hospice care is provided where you are. In your or a family member’s home, a nursing home, or an assisted living facility. In-patient units and VA Hospitals provide Hospice as well.  #hospicemonth #mythsofhospice

Hospice care is provided where you are. In your or a family member’s home, a nursing home, or an assisted living facility. In-patient units and VA Hospitals provide Hospice as well.

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Accepting a referral to hospice simply means you have chosen to focus on the quality of life for however much time you have left. The goal of Hospice care is to reduce physical pain, create emotional well-being and enhance spiritual peace.

“The opportunity to be present, totally in the moment with patients and their caregivers and to experience the gift of intimacy and connection that presence brings.” #hospice

“The opportunity to be present, totally in the moment with patients and their caregivers and to experience the gift of intimacy and connection that presence brings.

Research Shows Patients May Live Longer with Hospice and Palliative Care | National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

For Immediate Release: August 2010 NHPCO Reminds People They Can Ask Physicians for Palliative Care

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