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Advance Directives: Priceless

The best gift you can give the people you love is an honest and unflinching discussion about death and end-of-life choices.

11/11/2013

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Holiday Grief: ’Tis The Season

Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, Ramadan, Kwanzaa, New Year’s—all are difficult for people who have experienced the death of someone they love.

11/11/2013

Florida Hospice: You May Not Know Hospice In South Florida, But You Know Stan

You probably don’t know much about hospice care here in South Florida. But I’m sure you know someone like Stan.

08/30/2013

Who Pays For Hospice Care In South Florida?

All hospices are reimbursed in the same way, so they do not compete on cost. It is the quality of service and variety of choices that differentiate one hospice from another.

08/30/2013

South Florida Hospice Care: The Doctor Who Makes House Calls

People think that doctors who make house calls went the way of the horse-drawn carriage. But hospice patients and their families open their doors to dedicated hospice physicians.

08/30/2013

South Florida Hospice Care: Family Grief & Bereavement

Treasured events and milestones, like vacations, graduations and anniversaries, can be difficult for a family when an important person is missing.

08/30/2013

VIDEO: Hospice: It’s Not A Bad Word

A veteran talks about his military service, how he felt when his doctor referred him to hospice and what his life is like today.

08/30/2013

VIDEO: Everyone Feels Better At Home

After a fall, a hospice patient living at home talks about the round-the-clock Intensive Comfort Care she received in order to help her stay out of the hospital and return to her routine.

08/30/2013

VIDEO: Help Is A Phone Call Away

Living at home and remaining independent is possible for these hospice patients thanks to the 24-7 support, clinical expertise and ability to dispatch a member of the hospice team. It’s called Telecare.

08/30/2013

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