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Navigating Health Insurance As You Age

Cape Girardeau Hospice

As you age, health insurance becomes increasingly important. The benefits of health insurance for seniors are vast and can include everything from covering hospice care to ensuring that you have access to the best possible medical care. It is crucial to find affordable health insurance as you grow older, and luckily there are many options … Read more

Caregiving Tips for Those Who Feel Unprepared

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Caregiving is a difficult task, whether it is something that you are prepared for or not. It can be hard to know what to do when you are suddenly thrust into the role of caregiver. In this blog post, we will offer some practical tips and Biblical encouragement for those who find themselves in this … Read more

How to Promote Nutrition for Poor Diets

Cape Girardeau Hospice

It’s no secret that many patients in hospice care have poor diets. This can be due to a variety of factors, including difficulty chewing or swallowing, nausea, and lack of appetite. It’s important for caregivers to promote nutrition for these patients and help them maintain their health as long as possible. In this blog post, … Read more

Creative Devotion Ideas For the Whole Family

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Especially during challenging seasons, family devotions are a great way to bond while connecting with God. It can be a fun, interactive experience that everyone can enjoy. In this blog post, we will discuss some creative ways to do devotions with your family. We will also provide some helpful tips for making the most of … Read more

Hospice and Dialysis: What Are My Options?

Cape Girardeau End of Life Care

Hospice and Dialysis: What Are My Options? Kidney failure is a heartbreaking diagnosis. It can leave you and your loved ones questioning what to do next. Unfortunately, it’s a widespread issue as more than 661,000 Americans suffer from kidney failure every year.  Kidney failure takes away your body’s ability to function normally. To combat kidney … Read more

What Is the Difference Between Hospice and Home Health Care?

End of Life Care in Cape Girardeau

Hospice vs. Home Health Care vs. Nursing Homes: Which Does My Loved One Need? What Is Hospice Care? Hospice care seeks to make patients as comfortable as possible after being diagnosed with a life-limiting disease. Hospice care utilizes palliative care and other pain management techniques to reduce symptoms of the illness. Hospice care takes place … Read more

What Are the Four Levels of Hospice Care?

Cape Girardeau Home Hospice

Many people are familiar with the concept of hospice care for terminally ill patients and family caregivers. It offers a holistic approach to health with a goal of enhancing your loved one’s quality of life as they approach their final days. Hospice emphasizes comfort rather than trying to cure an illness, and it may include … Read more

End-of-Life Personality Changes: Dealing with Anger Before Death

Home Hospice in Cape Girardeau

Life-limiting illnesses can bring physical and emotional pain to patients and their loved ones. It’s difficult to watch your loved one deal with discomfort, limited mobility and a lack of energy. Along with physical symptoms, your loved one may show signs of emotional distress as they near the end of their life. These typically present as … Read more

What Is End-of-Life Care and Pain Management?

Cape Girardeau Home Health

If you have a loved one who has been diagnosed with a terminal illness, you’ve seen how much pain it can cause. These illnesses can take precious time away from individuals who are nearing death. Instead of taking their last few weeks to spend time with friends and family, patients with terminal illnesses are distracted … Read more

Hospice for Dementia: When Is My Loved One Eligible?

Home Health in Cape Girardeau

Dementia is a heartbreaking condition to witness. Seeing your loved one change as they experience confusion, frustration and depression, slowly losing touch with reality, is difficult to bear.  As a caretaker, you are aware of how things change daily. When your loved one becomes more challenging to look after, you may wonder what options are … Read more