Hospice care can prolong your loved one’s quality of life in the face of a terminal illness. Many family members wait too long to elect hospice service, increasing the pain and discomfort of their loved one. Use this checklist to discuss with your medical caregiver the right course of action for your loved one.
You’re an independent person. You live by yourself, or with a significant other who has a full-time occupation. Due to illness, injury, or surgery you find yourself recovering at home. Often without someone to provide assistance. No problem, you’re a self-sufficient person. But, how many daily tasks can you really do by yourself while you recover? It may be fewer than you think. Here’s just one possible day of everyday activities you may have difficulty facing without home health care assistance.