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Author Archives: Louise Savoie

What Words of Comfort to Say to a Terminally Ill Person

For your loved one diagnosed with a terminal condition, they may have repeated thoughts of the end of life. These thoughts can trigger distress and push any person to an emotional low. As their family members, you have a crucial role to play as the messenger of comfort. The words you speak can uplift them … Continue reading

Help! My Terminally Ill Loved One Is Depressed!

Depression is a risk for patients who are diagnosed with terminal illnesses. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, 40% of patients with cancer report signs of depression and anxiety. Also, diabetic patients are more likely to develop depression compared to non-diabetic patients. Even the family caregivers can also be at risk of … Continue reading

Posted in Hospice Care

6 Ways You Can Help Keep Your Mind Off of Pain

We’re all quite familiar with the feeling of pain. It often serves as a reminder that we are alive and healing. But other times, it can be so intense that it distracts us from enjoying other things. To help you gain better control over pain, Four Seasons Hospice has listed down a couple of suggestions … Continue reading

Posted in Pain Management

Here’s How Palliative Care Can Improve Your Life

A lot of people seem to misunderstand this, but palliative care is actually not about giving up hope. Rather, it is about taking life in a whole new perspective. A perspective that will allow you to enjoy the next chapter of your life with added security and comfort. But that’s not all palliative care has … Continue reading

Posted in Palliative Care