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How Assisted Can Help In-home Care Patients

Illness and medical needs are inevitable for everyone. For some, it may take decades before an illness can become a major concern and for others not so long. It’s always important to ask yourself “what might happen if I get sick”. Medical expenses can add up quickly, and with the cost of living already so…

Hands to Help & Hearts to Care: Social Workers in Hospice Care

Every day the nation’s 650,000 social workers serve as advocates, champions, and leaders to make our society a better place to live. Social workers can be found in practically every realm of public service, from hospitals and schools to government and social service agencies. Hospice Social Workers can help navigate the difficult end of life…

In Loving Memory of Joyce Travers

There are so many things that go into a person’s life: family, friends, and careers. Joyce Travers was certainly great at all three. Joyce’s accomplishments in her professional and personal life demonstrate how important it was for her to care for others. She was a dedicated LVN in the field of hospice and palliative care….

5 Myths of Hospice Care

The word Hospice is often associated with the idea of giving up hope. The negative connotation with the word “Hospice” can often overshadow the wonderful benefits it provides to both patients and families. Hospice provides a specialized quality of care that allows families to experience more meaningful moments together despite a terminal diagnosis. In order…

Artificial Hydration and the End of Life

There are many agonizing decisions that need to be made regarding the end of life treatments for a loved one. Whether or not to administer forced artificial hydration and nutrition is often one of those hard decisions. While it may sound like an obvious choice to provide sustenance to your loved one, many medical professionals…

End-of-Life Care and the Advance Directive

While thinking about death is not something most people like to do, it is an inevitable part of life. Planning for end-of-life care choices today by preparing an advance directive will reduce the burden put on loved ones in the future and will ensure your end of life wishes are honored in the event you…

Hospice Care Celebrates Volunteer Week

Volunteerism takes a special kind of person, someone who is selfless and caring. These extraordinary individuals can hold a special place in the hearts of those they help. Within the group of volunteers is a segment that is unique to the Home Healthcare field who help patients on Hospice Care. The volunteers who have ventured…

Gaining Comfort and Clarity with Hospice Care

The difficult times in our lives often come when faced with problems we have no idea how to handle. An example might be riding a bike with no training wheels for the first time. You jump on the bike guided by the secure hand of a parent or friend. Regardless of the surrounding support, once…

Assisted Healthcare Honors Veterans

Assisted Hospice Care is proud to announce our new partnership with the We Honor Veterans Program. As a We Honor Veterans partner, Assisted Hospice Care will implement Veteran- centered education to staff and volunteers, to enhance the care provided to our Veterans. Over 25 % of those who die every year in the United States…

Hospice Care and The 5 Wishes

Unfortunately falling terminally ill is a possibility for anyone. It is important for all of us to plan ahead to ensure our wishes for the end of our life are attended to. These wishes can be very difficult questions to answer, such as who will make medical decisions for me? What treatments do and don’t…


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