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Author Archives: Louise Savoie

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Helping You Choose Quality Hospice Care

Hospice care is administered to people who are diagnosed with a serious or life-limiting illness. If your loved one suffers from such, the options available to your family can seem overwhelming. Thus, it is important that you learn more about...

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Role of Physicians to Hospice Patient Management

Hospice is care designed to help patients who are terminally ill and chooses a palliative care approach. The close relationship that primary care physicians mostly share with their patients puts them in a unique position to provide end-of-life...

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Managing Depression While Aging

Depression happens to people at whatever age but for seniors, it is quite challenging to deal with. Aging adults can readily feel a loss of interest in the activities they used to do and enjoy. Feelings of hopelessness, loneliness, and...

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Death Is a Stranger: Things We Assume About Dying

Many of us are strangers to death—it may even be more truthful to say that all of us are. However, every time we are faced with it, we compare it to previous situations or past experiences, expecting that the outcome will be the same. We take...

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Why Hospice Care Helps Patients Live Longer

Despite hospice care being available in the U.S. for nearly 50 years, there are still a lot of societal misconceptions regarding it. One of these wrong notions about hospice care is the belief that hospice “precipitates death.” However, on...

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Things You Can Do to Help Your Loved Ones Cope with...

What can you tell your loved one when they are diagnosed with a terminal illness? How can you show them your support? What can you do to make the situation a little more bearable? You may have asked yourself these questions when thinking...

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