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Hospice verus Palliative Care

Hospice care is palliative care, but palliative care is not hospice. The difference between these two types of care is something that can be difficult to clarify. However, this care is a fundamental part of treating any chronic or terminal illness. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the word palliate means “to make the effects of […]

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Know Your Healthcare Options Before a Crisis Strikes

Treasure Valley Hospice Stresses the Importance of Advance Care Planning and Talking with Loved Ones November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and hospices across the country are reaching out to help people understand the importance of planning for the care they would want if they were facing a serious or life-limiting illness. “One […]

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