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A Team-Based Approach to providing healthcare
The use of team-based models of care is widely regarded as a mechanism for enhancing the delivery of high-quality care, especially at the end of life. Active collaboration to promote effective coordination and delivery of person-centered care is an integral part of...
Caring for the Caregiver
As you may have experienced, caring for a loved one or friend is not easy, nor is it something most of us are prepared to do. Like most people, you have probably had questions about your loved one or friend’s illness or condition, and have spent time finding answers...
4 things you can do to alleviate caregiver stress
More than 65 million Americans—two-thirds of whom are women—are taking care of a disabled or ailing family member. If you're among them, you're well aware that caring for a loved one can be one of the most rewarding experiences in life, but it can also be one of the...
What type of healthcare would you want?
Advance Care Planning What type of health care would you want if you became too sick to tell the doctor yourself? Plan ahead to make sure you get the medical care you want.
Medicare Part A Costs
Medicare Part A coverage—hospice If you qualify for hospice care, you and your family will work with the hospice team. Together, you'll set up a plan of care that meets your needs.
Medicare Original Costs
If you have Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and meet all of these conditions, you can get hospice care: Your hospice doctor and your regular doctor (if you have one) certify that you’re terminally ill (with a life expectancy of 6 months or less). You accept...
Become a Hospice Hero
When you make a donation to The Hospice Promise Foundation, 100 percent of your donation goes directly to patients and families in need. Your generosity will make a difference in the life of another, and help ensure his or her final days are spent worry-free, surrounded by loved ones, in the peace and comfort of home.