Self-neglect: a growing problem

Imagine your longtime neighbor is an elderly gentleman who lives alone. He’s been in and out of the hospital over the last few months. He rarely sees his only child, a son who lives on the other side of the country. You pay your neighbor a social call upon his recent return from a hospital [...]

By |2018-09-18T00:45:28-07:00July 13th, 2017|Other Side of 50|0 Comments

What to look for when choosing a hospice provider

QUESTION: A family member has been diagnosed with a terminal illness and while not needed at this particular time, I am beginning to think about hospice services. When looking into this type of care, what should I consider when selecting a hospice provider? ANSWER: Most Americans know very little about hospice care. They aren’t aware [...]

By |2018-09-18T00:45:28-07:00July 11th, 2017|News|0 Comments