Tag Archives: palliative care

Community Based Palliative Care. What is it? Do I need it?

By Victor Montour Community Based Palliative Care is a multidisciplinary approach to specialized medical and nursing care for people with life-limiting illnesses. Front Range Hospice and Palliative Care focuses on providing relief from the symptoms of a patient’s disease process … Continue reading

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2017 Outcomes in Palliative Care

Front Range Hospice and Palliative Care once again stands out among our competitors. As of April 14, 2017, Front Range Hospice and Palliative Care’s Palliative Care program was  certified by the Joint Commission. You’re probably asking why does that matter … Continue reading

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Grief During the Holidays

How to Help a Grieving Loved One During the Holidays Twelve Practical Tips for Saying, Doing the Right Things  From the National Hospice Foundation and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization While many people look forward to yearly holiday … Continue reading

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We Are Not All the Same

Every day people are trying to make decisions about which hospice or palliative care to enroll in, most want to choose a hospice or palliative care agency that will deliver the best possible care for whatever time they have left. … Continue reading

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Palliative Care … What’s the point??

By Victor Montour Day after day as my colleague and I are pounding the pavement going from one community partner to the other and we hear “What is the point of Palliative Care?” I hope today I can shed some … Continue reading

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Hospice Care for Mesothelioma Patients

Mesothelioma is a cancer that forms around the lining of the lungs or abdomen. Asbestos exposure is the primary cause, accounting for approximately 80-90 percent of cases. Most cases of mesothelioma grow and spread quickly. The cancer doesn’t begin to … Continue reading

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National Social Works Month

By Victor Montour This year for National Social Workers Month let me start out with a Happy Social Workers Month to all the social workers in the world making a difference. This year I thought I would share with you … Continue reading

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