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Illinois Bill to Allow 16 Hospice Locations Per County, Up from 5 

Hospice News

She was diagnosed with cancer and received hospice care in the home, and I was her caretaker.” “And I think that’s true, because of my own experience. My mom was in hospice in 2015. The post Illinois Bill to Allow 16 Hospice Locations Per County, Up from 5 appeared first on Hospice News.

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Startup The Wound Company on the Hunt for Hospice Partnerships

Hospice News

And yet these patients are suffering from wounds that are odorous, with uncontrolled drainage, there’s extreme pain during and between dressing changes that really affect the patient’s experience at the end of life and affects the caretakers.”

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How Health Literacy, Education Influences a Patients’ Hospice Experience

Hospice News

And they’re probably not even coming to the post-acute care world, because they’re so clouded by their experience as a caregiver caretaker for a loved one. Not all of our caretakers are formal caregivers. Because if they have a poor experience, they’re not coming to us. They are people who love that person.

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Transitioning to Supported Care

Home With Help

Understanding how to maneuver around this difficult discussion can be challenging for all parties involved: the elderly, the family members, and the caretakers. Caretakers play a vital role in creating a safe space for open dialogue. The well-being of the loved ones will then symbiotically enhance the well-being of the caretaker.

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Caregiver Support: You Don’t Have to Do It Alone

Chicago Caregiving

Because caregivers view themselves as their loved ones’ primary advocates, they can be tempted to manage all the caretaking needs by themselves. Through Chicago Commons Family Hub, caretakers can also form a network of others going through a similar experience. Most people follow a daily routine for the majority of their lives.

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Caregiver Support: You Don’t Have to Do It Alone

Chicago Caregiving

Because caregivers view themselves as their loved ones’ primary advocates, they can be tempted to manage all the caretaking needs by themselves. Through Chicago Commons Family Hub, caretakers can also form a network of others going through a similar experience. Most people follow a daily routine for the majority of their lives.

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New Dementia-Focused Payment Model Emphasizes Caregiver Support

Hospice News

Because caretakers assume a disproportionate burden in dementia care, we have seen quite a lot of fragmentation in the care delivery of end-of-life services for patients with dementia.

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