Does Medicare Cover Hospice?

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“Does Medicare cover hospice?” The answer is, “It depends.”  Hospice care is often a crucial service that helps keep a person comfortable during an advanced illness. It is a form of palliative care geared toward helping the patient find relief from the stress and the many symptoms of their illness. With the stated goal of improving the patient’s and their...

How to Report Elder Neglect or Abuse

It's natural for families with a loved one living in an assisted living community or on hospice to do whatever they can to ensure their loved one is protected during this vulnerable time. While licensed to do whatever they can to ensure their loved one is protected during this vulnerable time. While licensed hospice care providers are required to meet federal regulations...

10 Tips for Coping with Grief Around the Holidays

Every year comes to an end during the joyous holiday season. Whether you're celebrating a great year, or looking forward to the next, most people agree that the holiday season brings challenges.  There is one burden, however, that adds weight to our journey through the holidays. Grief at Christmas is an unwelcomed intruder that forces its way through the door....