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Care Tips when Someone You Love is Dying

If your loved one is in hospice care in San Antonio, Texas, it simply means they are reaching the end of their lives. Your loving care is more important than ever. However, it can be difficult to know how to effectively handle such difficult conditions. These tips may assist you and your dying loved one … Continue reading

Understanding the Five Stages of Grief

Mourning is a personal experience for every one of us. If you or someone you care about has suffered a loss, the new feelings might be overpowering and perplexing. This guide to the stages of grieving will assist you in identifying and navigating them and eventually find comfort. Stage 1: Denial You may experience this … Continue reading

How to Compassionately Deal With Seniors and Their Mood Swings

Mood swings are common as someone grows older. It is caused by a variety of factors, one of which is a recurring feeling of sadness or, worse, depression. As they deal with major changes in their lives while growing older, elders can suffer erratic changes in emotions. Knowing how to deal with these mood swings … Continue reading

At the End of the Journey: The Difference between Palliative and Hospice Care and When They are Needed

If your loved ones—especially elderly loved ones—are experiencing a serious and terminal illness, you have probably been hearing a lot about pain relief plans at home, and “palliative care”, and “hospice care”. While both are intended to bring comfort and relief to a patient, they differ in some important ways. In order to get the … Continue reading