Poor Doctor Communication Can Negate End-of-Life Planning

When seriously ill patients are nearing the end of life, they and their families sometimes find it difficult to decide whether to continue medical treatment and, if so, how much treatment is wanted and for how long. In these instances, patients rely on their physicians or other trusted health professionals for guidance. In the best […]

What Is Hospice Care at Home?

         Hospice care is a type of health care patients with terminally ill conditions rely on at the end of their lives. This type of care focuses on pain management and emotional, spiritual, and familial support for patients nearing the end of their lives. There are several options for receiving hospice care, including being cared […]