According to the Centers for Disease Control, cardiovascular disease (CVD)—including heart disease, stroke and high blood pressure—is the number one killer of women and men in the United States. However, many CVD deaths could have been prevented through healthier habits and managing risk factors.
George requested hospice chaplain visits for his wife only, but instead he made a connection with the chaplain. Their visits were a beautiful journey that led to George finding peace.
The holidays can be an especially difficult time for those grieving the loss of a loved one, but there are things individuals can do to help move forward and make the most out of the holiday season. Grief Support Groups can also be very beneficial to those coping with the absence of someone they love.
The holiday season is here, and for many people, this is an exciting season. But, if you have lost a loved one or friend, this season can be painful. The ache intensifies and the loneliness can quickly overwhelm you. Here are a few suggestions to help you make the most of the holiday season, along with helping you move forward.
Once again we celebrate a wonderful and caring option of care for patients who are facing end of life illness. Many people think hospice means a place to die. It is not. It is a specialized program and philosophy of health care to provide comfort for individuals approaching the end of life.