Category Archives: death

Assisted Living Communities and Hospice Care

Many assisted living communities embrace an “aging in place” philosophy meaning that residents receive increasing levels of care without having to leave the community. This allows residents to stay in their community for as long as they choose – from assisted living … Continue reading

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Hospice Provides Comfort Care for Seniors

As baby boomers get older, the need for senior services has increased, and geriatric medicine has become a booming business. When there is also a terminal diagnosis, the family must deal with the stress that comes with the illness and … Continue reading

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What to Expect During the Hospice Journey

Image courtesy of Pixabay By: Lucille Rosetti When someone you love is entering hospice care, it can be hard to know what to expect.  If you haven’t been in this situation before, you might not even know what questions you … Continue reading

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Your Own Memorial: How to Cope with Loss from a Distance

Photo by Kristina Tripkovic on Unsplash Guest Blogger: Janice Miller When you’ve lost a friend or family member but you live a long distance away from them, it’s not always possible to make arrangements to be there for their memorial. … Continue reading

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Family Experience Satisfaction Survey Results

Front Range Hospice and Palliative Care, your leader in Making Best Days Possible and providing Legendary End of Life Care once again comes out on top. Front Range Hospice and Palliative Care has been conducting post death family experience satisfaction surveys for years (see the … Continue reading

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Improving Palliative Care in Emergency Medicine

By Victor Montour Patients with a serious illness are likely to find themselves in an emergency department (ED) at some point along their trajectory of illness, and they should expect to receive high-quality palliative care in that setting. In the … Continue reading

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Do You Need Community Based Hospice or In-Patient Rehabilitation?

By Victor Montour When someone suffers from an injury or medical trauma, they may need to live at a rehabilitation center or skilled nursing facility for a short period of time. The goal for most people going to in-patient rehabilitation … Continue reading

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