Help Making the Hospice Choice

A tough task simplified Choosing a hospice care program is a major decision that requires research and forethought to find the one that’s right for you or your loved one. Unfortunately, many are unsure as to what to look for, or what questions to ask. Caring.com...

For-Profit Hospice Care Programs Face Scrutiny

New legislature aims to improve service, prevent problems A battle is being waged in Washington over a bill that, if passed, would force Medicare and Medicaid to test a new payment system over a two-year period. The bill has come about as a direct results of alleged...

Hospice Care Wins

Hospice care takes national award From a small, progressive movement some 30 years ago, to winning an award for “biggest impact on the healthcare delivery system in 35 years,” hospice care has come a long way! Beating out 64 other contestants in Modern...

Battling Age

New research shows what lies ahead If Aubrey de Grey’s predictions are right, the first person who will live to see their 150th birthday has already been born. And the first person to live for 1,000 years could be less than 20 years younger.A biomedical...

Baby Boomers Hit 65

History-making generation reaching retirement age …it’s time to say happy birthday to the baby boomers. Happy 65th birthday, that is. The first wave of the boom officially began on January 1st, 1946, according to the Census Bureau. That boom is attributed...