• The holidays are supposed to be a time of joy, but for those facing a terminal illness, and their family members, this time of year can be especially challenging. Learn how the compassionate support from hospice care is often considered a "gift" during the holidays.

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  • Your Guide to Medicare and Hospice Care

    By Dave Inman

    Hospice care is not an everyday service or experience, so it’s normal to have many questions about what to expect. This helpful guide outlines everything you need to know about Medicare's guidelines for the compassionate care provided through hospice services.

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  • How Hospice Care Can Help Your Family

    By Jennifer Jordan

    Hospice Specialist Jennifer Jordan explains how hospice care isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution. Learn about the options available through hospice care that provide many benefits to both patients and families.

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  • Brigadier General Gary G. Harber served his country for 42 years, and now he serves hospice patients as a volunteer with Kindred Hospice. Read more to learn about Harber's life of service and how he supports fellow veterans.

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  • Losing a loved one is difficult at any age, but it is especially hard on a child or teen. Bereavement camps provide children and teens with a nurturing environment where they can talk through emotions and their experience with other children going through a loss, as well as education on coping tools so they are more prepared when returning to life after camp. Continue reading to learn more.

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  • Hospice care is a proven approach to help improve pain and symptom management and quality of life, in a variety of settings, wherever a person calls home. Unfortunately, many people still don’t receive care soon enough to make a significant difference in the last few months or weeks of their lives. Learn more about the benefits of hospice care.

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  • 7 Ways Hospice Care Is Misunderstood

    By Blair Klayko

    When a person is nearing the end of their journey with a disease or chronic condition, it can be difficult for both their professional care team and their loved ones to discuss options and decide the best route for care. However, most families who choose hospice care say that they wish they had started receiving the benefits sooner. Here are explanations about seven ways hospice care is misunderstood to help you make the best decision for your loved one.

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  • Have you ever wondered what regrets you might have after a lifetime of looking back? A new study reveals the five biggest regrets that people express as they age.

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  • We Honor Veterans: Serving Those Who Served Us

    By Caroline South

    America’s veterans have done everything asked of them in their mission to serve our country, and it is never too late to acknowledge their heroic service. That’s why the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) developed a program called We Honor Veterans. Learn more about the program and how it could benefit you or a loved one.

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  • Sharing your story of caring for a loved one can help you relate to others experiencing a similar journey. It’s not always easy, but you are both proud of the care you provide, and you’re even happy to do it. We reached out to you, real caregivers, and have collected some of your incredible journeys to share with each other to connect. This is Maria’s story.

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