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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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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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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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Community Based Palliative Care: How does it work?

By Victor Montour Palliative Care (pronounced pal-lee-uh-tiv) is specialized medical care for people with serious illness. This type of care is focused on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness. The goal is to improve quality of … Continue reading

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Morphine and Pain

Morphine and Pain By Victor Montour Hospice advocates good pain control for terminally ill patients, even to the point of using narcotic drugs (we call them opiates) such as morphine as they are needed. With all the concern about drug … Continue reading

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