Articles for Tag: "palliative care"

Nearly 70 years into marriage, husband and wife die on same day 
Nearly 70 years into marriage, husband and wife die on same day
A nurse shares the heartwarming story of one elderly couple’s undying love.
Understanding palliative care 
Understanding palliative care
Researchers find the often misunderstood service can increase quality of life and lower cancer patients’ depression levels.
5 things you should know about palliative care 
5 things you should know about palliative care
November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Learn more.
Have you made your wishes known?  Featured
Have you made your wishes known?
It’s National Healthcare Decisions Day, a time to talk about end-of-life care.
Doctors encouraged to talk about end-of-life care 
Doctors encouraged to talk about end-of-life care
Discussing care goals for seriously ill patients has been found to improve quality of life.
Hospice and palliative care: What’s the difference?  Featured
Hospice and palliative care: What’s the difference?
Although very similar, there are key differences between the two.
Joan Rivers’ death has people talking about advance directives  Featured
Joan Rivers’ death has people talking about advance directives
Medical experts shed light on this important topic.