(800) 229-8183   available 24/7

Samaritan Blog

Saying Goodbye to Someone Who Died or is Dying

How do you say goodbye to someone who died or is dying? Sometimes it’s difficult to know what to say. Read more to see our advice and tips on saying goodbye.

Read More

When to Start Palliative Care

Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with a serious illness? If so, palliative care can help now or at any stage of your illness. Palliative care can be given alongside curative treatments, and with any prognosis or life … Continued

Read More

Hospice At-Home vs. South NJ Hospice Facility?

What is better for your loved one – receiving hospice care at a facility or in their own south NJ home? The answer ultimately depends on their unique situation.

Read More

Volunteering – A Family Affair

When Julie Weitzman joined Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice more than 20 years ago, she never thought the organization would come to mean so much to her family. “My family originally started volunteering with Samaritan to support me,” said Julie, who … Continued

Read More

“I Could Count on Samaritan for Anything”

After serving as his primary caregiver for years, Josephine didn’t think anyone could care for her father the way she did. “I became very protective of him,” Josephine says. “But Samaritan was amazing. They went to such lengths for his care, and always helped maintain his dignity. I could count on them for everything.”

Read More

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.

Read More

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

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More
1 2 3 4 5