Category: Hospice Care

argyle home health
23 Sep

With Cancer Research Ongoing, Here Is a Recap of What We Have Learned

On an annual basis since 1999, we have achieved an increasing reduction in cancer-related deaths, an encouraging trend that is poised to continue as scientists learn more and more about the causes of cancer and are in a position to identify new and better treatment options. But, cancer remains among the primary causes of death […]

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chronic disease care management - elder care denton tx
14 Aug

A New Approach for Chronic Disease Care Management: Let the Patient Take Control

Regarding chronic diseases, older adults are the experts, hands down, with as many as three out of four older persons affected by several conditions that are chronic, call for extensive medical attention, and place limits on activities. With the constant barrage of bloodwork as well as other medical tests, doctors’ appointments and procedures, and medications, […]

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11 Apr

Palliative Care and Hospice Care: Is There a Difference?

If a doctor suggests palliative care for a loved one, what would your gut reaction be? Would you instantly think there was no longer any hope for a cure? Would it bring feelings of fear, anxiety, and denial? Many people confuse palliative care with hospice care, believing the two to be synonymous. However, there’s quite […]

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