Resources

Hospice clinician caring for heart failure patient

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Stages of Dying in End-Stage Congestive Heart Failure

Hospice professional discussing hospice care with family members

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When is Hospice Care Recommended? How to Know the Right Time

Caregiver supporting a hospice patient in respite care.

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How Respite Care Can Help Relieve Hospice Caregivers

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Helping a Veteran Celebrate his 100th Birthday at Home

Family member hugging her loved one while having the hospice conversation.

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How to Manage Pushback When Discussing Hospice Care With Family Members

Elderly person receiving support to stave off warning signs of suicide.

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Preventing Suicide in the Elderly Population

Home health nurse discussing Medicare with her patient.

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Who is Eligible for Home Health Care Under Medicare?

Home health care clinician assisting a patient

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What Are the Home Health Care Eligibility Criteria?

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How Amedisys Helps With Pain Management During Hospice

A spiritual counselor is talking with a hospice patient and their family.

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Coping Tips for When Your Family Member Is in Hospice

A palliative care clinician discussing care options

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Everything You Need to Know About Medicare and Palliative Care at Home

A bereavement counselor helping a hospice patient.

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What Are the Different Stages of Dying?

Nurse helping home health patient walk down the stairs.

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How to Help Choose the Best Hospice Care for Your Family Member

Hospice nurse discussing hospice misconceptions with their patient.

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Eight Things You May Not Know About Hospice

Hospice nurse discussing signs it's time for hospice

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Seven Signs That It’s Time for Hospice

Caregiver dressed in green scrubs assessing the mobility of an elderly female patient’s right leg

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Making the Most of Hospice

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What Are the Four Levels of Hospice Care?

Palliative Care Questions

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Your Palliative Care Questions, Answered

What is Palliative Care

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What is Palliative Care?

Hospice Bereavement Services

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The Importance of Hospice Bereavement Services

Medicare Covers Home Health for Dementia

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Does Medicare Cover Home Health Care for Dementia?

End of Life Pain Management

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End-of-Life Pain Management for Hospice Patients

Medicare Covers Hospice Benefits

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Does Medicare Cover Hospice Benefits?

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10 Tips to Improve Bathroom Safety for the Elderly

Home health care clinician and patient

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What Is Home Health Care?

A chaplain with a hospice patient

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The Spiritual Needs of Dying Patients

Holding terminal hospice patient's hand

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What is Terminal Agitation? How Hospice Treats Terminal Restlessness

Preparing for Death

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Preparing for Death

A hospice specialist discussing the service

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Where Can My Loved One Get Hospice Care?

A hospice clinician and caregiver looking at memories

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What Are the Hospice Eligibility Criteria?

How to Find High Quality Hospice

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How to Find a High-Quality Hospice Agency

A physical therapist arriving at a patient's home

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Delivering Everyday Miracles: Why Physical Therapists Matter

palliative-care-vs-hospice

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Palliative Care vs Hospice

Coping with the loss of a loved one

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How to Deal With the Loss of a Loved One | Amedisys

Preventing elderly loneliness

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Expert Tips for Preventing Elderly Loneliness

A home health nurse

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Celebrating Home Health, Hospice and Personal Care Nurses

Myths of home health care

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10 Myths About Home Health Care You Can Dispel

Choosing a home health agency

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How to Choose a Home Health Agency

Chaplain with a patient

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Daily Wellness Strategies to Be Okay When Life Is Not Okay

Home health patient

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5 Fall Precautions to Prevent Falls in the Elderly

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Five Medication Management Issues and How to Solve Them

Hospice patient with spouse

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Who Pays for Hospice Care?

safe-holidays-older-adults

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How To Help Older Adults Stay Safe During Holidays

Signs Parents Need Home Health

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10 Signs Your Aging Parents Might Need Home Health Care

Signs Parents Need Hospice

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9 Signs Aging Parents Need Hospice Care

Fall Prevention Questions

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Fall Prevention Questions for Seniors

hard-conversations-health

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Sometimes, the Hardest Conversations Are the Most Important

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It's Never Too Early to Start the Conversation

occupational-therapy-home-health

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The Essential Role of Occupational Therapy in Home Health

Heart Failure Wellness Tips

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Four Wellness Tips to Manage Heart Failure

Heart Failure Improves Quality of Life

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Heart Failure Patient Improves Quality of Life With Home Healthcare

Home Health Assisted Living Facility

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Home Health: The Untapped Benefit for Assisted Living Patients

How to Cope with Grief During the Holidays

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12 Ways to Cope with Grief During the Holidays

hospice-myths

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Four Common Hospice Care Myths

manage-caregiver-stress

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Six Steps to Manage Your Stress as a Caregiver

How to Have the Hospice Conversation

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Eight Steps to Initiate the Hospice Conversation