Tag: hospice

  • How do You Care for a Loved One Who Lives Far Away?

    How do You Care for a Loved One Who Lives Far Away?

    Living far away from a loved one can complicate many things, not the least of which is their daily care. If you live in a different city or state from your aging parents as the miles expand so do your worries. You must try to understand their health and day-to-day needs from a distance. It’s not easy. Thankfully professional home care agencies can step in and provide daily support to provide you with peace of mind. Professional home caregivers can help to ease the pressure on you and provide an efficient source of trained caregiving help. The Handbook of Live-in

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  • What is palliative care?

    What is palliative care?

    Palliative care is care that helps people live their life as fully and as comfortable as possible when living with a life-limiting or terminal illness. Palliative care identifies and treats symptoms which may be physical, emotional, spiritual or social. Because palliative care is based on individual needs, the services offered will differ but may include: Relief of pain and other symptoms e.g. vomiting, shortness of breath Resources such as equipment needed to aid care at home Assistance for families to come together to talk about sensitive issues Links to other services such as home help and financial support Support for

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