The BEST Gift You Can Ever Give Your Family: ADVANCED DIRECTIVES

Last December, our family endured a great deal of turmoil as the matriarch of our family, my dear mother-in-law, suffered her second COPD exacerbation in a matter of weeks. This second time, our family was forced to make a crucial and quick decision: place her on a mechanical ventilator or place her on comfort cares.Continue reading “The BEST Gift You Can Ever Give Your Family: ADVANCED DIRECTIVES”

Hospice in a Skilled Nursing Facility

Routine Hospice Services (one of the four levels of hospice cares) can be provided anywhere that the patient calls “home”. This can be a private residence (owned or rented), a group home, assisted living facility, CBRF (Community Based Residential Facility), Memory Care Unit, or Skilled Nursing Facility (Nursing Home). For Hospice Cares in a SkilledContinue reading “Hospice in a Skilled Nursing Facility”