Hospice Social Work: A Labor of Love
March is Social Work Month. Hospice social workers help us navigate the end-of-life journey's physical, emotional, and practical challenges. Keep reading to learn more about these extraordinary professionals and suggestions on how to celebrate their contributions.Read More
When It’s Too Much: Caregiver Burnout
Burnout is a genuine health concern, with one in five Americans acting as unpaid caregivers to spouses, family members, or friends. Read more on recognizing and preventing burnout before it negatively impacts both caregiver and recipient.Read More
Do You Have a Long Term Care Plan?
October is officially Long Term Care Planning Month and designed to prompt people to prepare for the cost of medical care as they age. Yet there are other things to consider in addition to long-term care: healthcare proxies, living wills, and end-of-life care. Keep reading for ideas on what to include in a comprehensive long-term care planRead More
Dying to Know: Answers to life’s most frequently asked questions about death (Part 2)
Living well includes a common-sense approach to death. It happens to us all, yet talking about our end-of-life plans or voicing our fear is considered taboo or morbid. Part 2 of our frequently asked questions about death.Read More
Dying to Know: Answers to life’s most frequently asked questions about death (Part 1)
Living well includes a common-sense approach to death. It happens to us all, yet talking about our end-of-life plans or voicing our fear is considered taboo or morbid.Read More
How Do You Talk About Your End-of-Life Wishes?
It’s easy to talk freely about things we enjoy, like vacations or wedding plans. But what about the conversations that aren’t as easy or fun? To celebrate worldwide New Conversations Day (July 12), we’re giving you some conversation starters to talk about something very important: your end-of-life wishes.Read More
Healthy Gift Ideas During Men’s Health Month
June is Men’s Health Month, designed to heighten awareness and encourage conversation about health issues that affect men, from prostate cancer to heart disease. Throughout June, policymakers, healthcare providers, the media, and individuals have a forum to encourage men to seek regular medical advice and early treatment for illness and injury.Read More