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  • By Provided Courtesy of GetPalliativeCare.org  |  Oct 9, 2019

    Maintaining Control with Parkinson’s Disease Through Palliative Care

    Editor’s Note: This week, we share some advice for caregivers of those living with Parkinson’s disease on how palliative care can help, from a post reprinted with permission from www.GetPalliativeCare.org. We encourage our readers to visit this site for more useful tips and insights on palliative care for people with…more.

    Categories: Caregiving, General
  • By Jon Radulovic, Vice President, Communications, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization  |  May 8, 2019

    Talk about your Health Care Choices before you’re Faced with a Crisis

    A family is gathered by the bedside of a loved one who has been seriously ill, and now is likely near the end of life. Each member of the family has a different idea of what should be done and what their loved one would have wanted. That’s the point…more.

    Categories: Caregiving, General
  • By Linda Sutton, MD, Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Duke University Medical Center  |  Nov 13, 2014

    The Current Perspectives of Palliative Care

    Last Monday, Dr. Linda Sutton gave a speech on palliative care at the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Summit on Patient Advocacy.  A subset of healthcare commonly misunderstood, palliative care is no longer just end-of-life care. What is palliative care? How is it different from hospice?  Dr. Sutton: There are many…more.

  • By Linda Barlow  |  Jun 13, 2013

    More Patients Choosing Hospice “Comfort Care” Option

    In today’s health care environment, so much attention is paid to preventing and eradicating disease to improve health outcomes. But for patients facing terminal illness or life-limiting conditions, accessing quality care can be a frightening and lonely challenge. That’s where hospice comes in as an option for more and more people.…more.