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What Does Hospice Do & How Does it Help?

What does hospice do and how does it help? Learn about the benefits of hospice care and how it can help your loved one. Find out more about what hospice does.

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Inpatient Hospice: A Comforting Home Away from Home

Al Stein’s father Arthur was a strong yet easygoing person, not given to complaining. It was when the World War II veteran began wincing in pain that the family knew something serious was wrong. Arthur was transferred from a senior … Continued

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Honoring Father’s Wish for Comfort at Home

JoAnn wondered about calling Samaritan at 2 a.m. Her question was answered swiftly – a Samaritan nurse arrived on her doorstep at 2:30 a.m. to help the family with the passing.

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What is Anticipatory Grief?

Anticipatory grief is defined as grief that occurs before a loved one’s death. Find out more about anticipatory grief now.

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End-Stage COPD: COPD at the End of Life & What to Expect

What is end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and what can patients expect from it? Learn about COPD at the end of life, and much more now.

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Engagement – The Samaritan Difference

Special contribution by Board Chair Phillip Heath about his new role as chair and his commitment to the organization’s future.

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Final Stages of Multiple Sclerosis: What to Expect

What can patients and their families expect during the final stages of multiple sclerosis? Learn about the final stages of MS and about how hospice can help.

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Palliative Care Myths & Misconceptions

Like with hospice, there are many myths and misconceptions about palliative care. This blog post addresses these myths, and provides the facts on palliative.

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Hospice Pain Management

How do hospice care providers manage pain? What kind of hospice pain management techniques are implemented? Learn more about hospice pain management now.

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End-Stage Kidney Disease: What is It & What to Expect

What is end-stage kidney disease? Get details on end-stage kidney disease (sometimes called renal disease) and learn about how palliative and hospice can help

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