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Myth: A DNR is Necessary to Receive Hospice Care

"I thought a Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) order was necessary in order to receive hospice care." Click to find out the truth to this myth!

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Myth: A Hospice Patient Can't Go to the Hospital

Find out the truth about hospital visits while on hospice care.

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The Right Care - Orthopedic Facts

Learn how a Heartland or ManorCare skilled nursing and rehabilitation center can help you recover after bone fracture or joint surgery.

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Myth: Hospice Care is Not Provided With Comforting Treatments

"I didn't consider hospice care early enough because dad was still getting blood transfusions regularly."

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Myth: Hospice Care is Only for Patients With Cancer

"I didn't realize that my husband who suffered from Alzheimer's Disease could have benefited."

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Doctor Cate McCarty - Pets and Quality of Life for Persons with Dementia

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World Hospice and Palliative Care Day 2019

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day is being held October 12, 2019, as a unified day of action to celebrate and support hospice and palliative care around the world.

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Myth: A Doctor Must Recommend Hospice First

"I wanted to learn more about hospice, but thought I had to wait for the doctor to bring it up first so he could order it for my brother."

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Myth: Hospice Care is Expensive

"Between doctor's visits and the cost of medications, we can't afford hospice care because we have to save everything we need for dad's ongoing needs."

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Myth: Hospice is a Place

Hospice is a philosophy. It can be provided in any place a patient calls home.

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