End of Life Signs

Information, resources, and advice for caregivers and family members who are supporting a senior who is experiencing physical symptoms indicating the body's transition to death.

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  • End-of-Life Care: Signs That Death Is Near

    Learning the signs that death is near will help you prepare for this inevitability and ensure that your loved one gets the care they need to manage end-of-life symptoms and remain comfortable.

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  • Hospice Care for Advanced Dementia: When Is It Time?

    Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias progress slowly and unpredictably, which makes it hard for families and even doctors to determine when to bring in hospice. These guidelines can help you decide if a loved one is a candidate for end-of-life care.

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  • When Loved Ones Rally Before Death

    Family members are often relieved and hopeful when a dying loved one suddenly becomes more aware of their surroundings or begins talking or eating again. But, are they truly getting better or just consciously preparing for their final journey?

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  • Why Caregivers Shouldn't Feel Guilty About Calling Hospice

    Calling in hospice for the care of an elderly parent or other a loved one means you need to come to terms, on all levels, with the idea that this person is dying.

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