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Blog Posts in 2018

The Morphine Myth Part II

A common concern with hospice care is the use of morphine and some myths regarding its use. In our last post we discussed an overview of these concerns and why hospice uses morphine. This week ...
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The Morphine Myth Part I

The Morphine Myth Morphine has a reputation as a strong and dangerous drug so why does hospice use it? When used properly, morphine has several very helpful purposes. While it is not a medication to ...
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Self-Care for Caregivers

We all know it’s not easy to be a caregiver. Taking care of someone else is very rewarding and often necessary, but it can also be very costly. Caregivers are more likely to have a chronic ...
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Delaying Hospice Care Reduces Its Benefits, Study Finds

If you’re reading this, chances are high that you’re interested in hospice care. While not an often-discussed concept, it is a very important and highly beneficial option for terminal ...
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How to Get Started Volunteering with Hospice

So, you’ve decided to try volunteering with hospice and you want to know how to get started. If you haven’t yet made this wonderful and life-impacting decision, check out our article on ...
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Why Volunteer with Hospice?

Volunteering with hospice is an immensely rewarding experience for the volunteer and those they serve. Hospice is a form of remedy for a difficult and often depressive time for patients and their ...
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Who Pays for Hospice?

One of the most frequently asked questions concerns about hospice care is who pays for it and how is it paid for. As with any form of healthcare, cost is a valid concern. However, when you are dealing ...
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What's the Difference Between Hospice Care and Palliative Care?

Bridgeway Hospice and Bridgeway Palliative Care share many of the same goals although there are some subtle but important differences. Whether you are considering palliative care for someone in your ...
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Senior Life -- Responsible Planning Documents for the New Year

Senior Life -- Responsible Planning Documents for the New Year Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash A new year is a fresh opportunity and a new chance to plan and prepare for the future. It’s a ...
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