I’ll Hold Your Hand

I’ll Hold Your Hand

Providing peace and support through hospice care A little more than six years ago, Sandy Downs sat down with her…

Palliative Care is for Anyone with a Serious Illness, No Matter the Long-Term Outlook

Palliative Care is for Anyone with a Serious Illness, No Matter the Long-Term Outlook

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What’s the difference between palliative care and hospice care? ANSWER: People often confuse palliative…

End-of-Life Care:  The Conversation That Can’t Wait

End-of-Life Care: The Conversation That Can’t Wait

By Heidi Lading Kiec Winston Churchill once said, “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is…

Not Quite the End of the Road

Not Quite the End of the Road

Palliative and hospice care are more about family-centered care that provides comfort and compassionBy Karen Schwartz When Tom Donausky’s mother…