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Talking with Seniors and Those With Underlying Health Conditions About Social Distancing

With the global pandemic of COVID-19 now reaching our communities, it’s more important than ever to adhere to social distancing guidelines. This is particularly critical for the most at-risk groups, including the elderly and those facing life-limiting illness. So how do you engage in positive conversation with loved ones in order to convince them to [...]

By |2020-03-20T18:51:17+00:00March 20th, 2020|News & Press Releases|Comments Off on Talking with Seniors and Those With Underlying Health Conditions About Social Distancing

Care Choices at End-of-Life

Most people are familiar with the quote by Benjamin Franklin, “…but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes”. While both of these topics are quite interesting, this article is going to focus on death. Well over 200 years ago, a prominent figure wrote about the certainty of death. [...]

By |2020-03-10T19:49:46+00:00March 10th, 2020|News & Press Releases|Comments Off on Care Choices at End-of-Life

Top Regrets of the Dying

This was originally written by a nurse, Bonnie Ware, who made it a practice to ask her patients before they die — of their regrets. People grow a lot when they are faced with their own mortality. I learned never to underestimate someone’s capacity for growth. Some changes were phenomenal. Each experienced a variety of [...]

By |2020-02-25T17:37:12+00:00February 25th, 2020|News & Press Releases|Comments Off on Top Regrets of the Dying

Why Hospice Why Now?

As a medical oncologist and a hospice director I am often asked, “Isn’t your job depressing?” This question is then typically followed by “you must be a special person” and a “thank you for all you do”. For the longest time I was unsure how to respond to these statements and questions so I simply [...]

By |2020-01-27T19:24:19+00:00January 27th, 2020|News & Press Releases|Comments Off on Why Hospice Why Now?

Myth: Hospice Care is the Same as Home Health

Although though there is much information available about the benefits of hospice care, many misconceptions still exist which could keep you from seeking hospice care early. This series aims to debunk these myths and provide an accurate picture of how hospice adds life to days. Myth: Hospice is Only for the Last Days of Life [...]

By |2020-01-23T15:56:50+00:00January 23rd, 2020|News & Press Releases|Comments Off on Myth: Hospice Care is the Same as Home Health

Myth: Hospice is Expensive

Although though there is much information available about the benefits of hospice care, many misconceptions still exist which could keep you from seeking hospice care early. This series aims to debunk these myths and provide an accurate picture of how hospice adds life to days. Myth: Hospice is Only for the Last Days of Life [...]

By |2020-01-21T15:49:22+00:00January 21st, 2020|News & Press Releases|Comments Off on Myth: Hospice is Expensive

Myth: Hospice is Only for the Last Days of Life

Although though there is much information available about the benefits of hospice care, many misconceptions still exist which could keep you from seeking hospice care early. This series aims to debunk these myths and provide an accurate picture of how hospice adds life to days. Debunking the Hospice Myth One misconception about hospice care is [...]

By |2020-01-14T18:30:01+00:00January 14th, 2020|News & Press Releases|Comments Off on Myth: Hospice is Only for the Last Days of Life

Unity Resale Shoppe To Host Bride Guide

Green Bay, Wis. – Unity Resale Shoppe, LLC is excited to be hosting a mini wedding expo called Bride Guide on Saturday, February 15, 2020 and will be extending their Saturday hours to be from 10 A.M. to 4 P.M. Several local businesses in the wedding industry will be invited to connect with brides and [...]

By |2020-01-21T15:21:52+00:00January 8th, 2020|News & Press Releases|Comments Off on Unity Resale Shoppe To Host Bride Guide

How to Refer Someone to Hospice

Anyone can make a referral to hospice – a patient, family member, friend, spiritual leader, social worker or doctor. Early referrals ensure the patient and family can benefit from all that hospice care provides, while helping the patient live each day to the fullest. Why Choose Hospice? There are a number of different reasons why [...]

By |2019-12-17T16:12:04+00:00December 17th, 2019|News & Press Releases|Comments Off on How to Refer Someone to Hospice

Handling the Holidays

Holidays are often difficult for people who have experienced the death of a loved one. The sounds, sights and smells of the holiday season may trigger feelings of sadness, loss, emptiness and anxiety. Traditionally being a time of family togetherness, sharing and thanksgiving, this season may bring feelings of loss different from what you experience [...]

By |2019-12-02T15:12:44+00:00December 2nd, 2019|News & Press Releases|Comments Off on Handling the Holidays