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Praying my Scottish neighbor goes out singing like ‘Seven Songs for...

It’s politically correct in America to gush about how wonderful our country’s hospice programs are, and many of them are quite good. But in Scotland,...

In Cancer Therapy, There is a Time to Treat and a...

Sara, an 80-year-old,  is receiving cancer therapy and she sent email to me. I have decided to tackle a difficult subject. This will be...

Praise God: Finally Reunited With Dad Today After 108 Days Apart

Praise God. I was reunited with my dad today after 108 days. This photo is in the chapel of his new nursing home. He was...

What Does it Mean When a Person With Dementia Goes on...

I want to preface this column by saying that hospice programs are a blessing for people with dementia in numerous ways. My intention in...

Five Star Senior Living Prevents Family Caregiver from Seeing His Father....

David was a family caregiver for his father for many years. His father has Frontotemporal Lobe dementia (FTD), also known as Pick’s Disease.  David,...

The Cost of Assisted Living and The Need to Oversee Those...

The Cost of Assisted Living... When my in-laws went into assisted living last year, we set up a care plan for them that included assistance...

Death with Dignity : Assisted Suicide of Brittany Maynard

Death with dignity means different things to many people. The recent assisted suicide of Brittany Maynard has sparked lots of debate on a very...

End Stage Dementia The Last of the Three Stages of Dementia

The end stage of dementia is probably the most difficult of all of the three stages of dementia. This is the stage, when the...

Hospice for End of Life Planning

Addressing the end of life issues And end of life planning for aging seniors Hospice is a concept that promotes end of life planning. Addressing end...

American Home Health & Hospice Care, Inc.

by Dorrie Hamm, Resource Manager/Public Relations (Indianapolis, Indiana)   American Home Health & Hospice Care assures the delivery of quality, skilled home health and rehabilitation services to...