Pre-planning final arrangements is not a simple task, but putting together plans for how you want to be remembered lifts a burden from your family when you are gone. In additional to pre-planning information we also provide information about what to do when someone dies suddenly as well as help answer your questions about hospice and palliative care.
- Impending Death: Ways to Help Yourself and Your FamilyHow an anticipated death is different Knowing that a loved one’s time is limited doesn’t necessarily make their passing any easier when it does happen. Somehow, we can never really be ready to say goodbye, and no matter how much we may realize in our minds that our loved one is no longer suffering or
- Why Hospice: A Personal PerspectiveIn this moving video, a man provides his personal perspective on the value of hospice care. Stewart K. talks about how helping his mother-in-law move from the hospital to hospice care at her home made a positive, and life-affirming difference for her and her family, even as she approached death.
- Hospice and Palliative CareIn the last 30 years, hospice and palliative care organizations across the country have made an incredible difference in the lives and the last days of millions of people and their families. Simply put, palliative care is focused on the relief of a patient’s pain, rather than curing the underlying illness. It is not an
- Why Pre-Plan Final Arrangements?In the past, pre-planning final arrangements wasn’t as important as it is today. Final arrangements used to be nearly the same for every person in a family or community, from the schedule of events, to the funeral home, to the hymns, to the cemetery. For better or worse, things are a lot more complicated today.