The “Improving Post-Acute Care Transformation Act” (IMPACT Act) was signed into law on October 6, 2014. This new federal law contains provisions that create greater oversight of hospice providers and increase transparency among hospice organizations. Hospice agencies care for individuals
The year was 2010. The day was June 9. The event impacted my life like none other. We bade a sad farewell to my father, John A. Lusk. He was surrounded by his family and two hospice docs he had
Guilt is a common feeling in the landscape of caregiving. Guilt can propel you to be the best you can be…or it can immobilize you. For caregivers, painful feelings — such as guilt, sadness and anger — are like any
I had been a volunteer for about a year and a half and I when I first started I wasn’t at all sure how well I would deal with going into patient’s homes so I started by volunteering in the
Transitions LifeCare hosts medical students for two days as part of their internal medicine rotation, during which they spend time in our inpatient hospice home, as well as in the field with one of our hospice and palliative care nurse
Welcome to “Let’s Talk Transitions,” Transitions LifeCare’s blog. Beginning October 1, 2014 we will add content on caregiving, bereavement, volunteers, and clinical findings. We hope you will post comments and follow us.