Fall is in full force. A hint of winter may be in the air. The holiday season is officially upon us, bringing with it a variety of feelings, memories, and traditions we associate with this time of year.
According to the Family Caregiver Alliance, “Caregiving takes many forms. Many of us help older, sick, or disabled family members and friends every day. We know we are helping, but we don’t think of ourselves as caregivers. We are glad
A young woman named Brittany has engaged people in a national conversation about dying in America. She was diagnosed with glioblastoma, which is a type of brain cancer, and had no options for cure. She anticipated a long and horrible
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
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
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.