When is it Time to Consider Hospice Care?

As Medicare’s first proven coordinated care model, hospice is a program that works. For decades, WV Caring has helped its patients and family’s transition through life-limiting illness. The goal is to provide comprehensive pain and symptom management, emotional and spiritual support while allowing them to spend valuable time together for as long as possible. To […]

Driving Tips for Seniors

As we get older, driving becomes one of the challenges we have to face. At some point, seniors must turn in the key and retire from driving completely. Before this stage, it’s important to drive as safely as possible and to be aware of your abilities to drive a car. For instance, physical weakness from […]

What is the Difference Between Hospice Care and Palliative Care?

When a loved one is seriously ill, you want them to be the most comfortable and content they can be. Finding the best care to provide for their needs and conditions is important. When researching care options for your loved one, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with the medical terminology regarding different services available. Whether […]

Coping With the Loss of a Loved One

Grief and Loss Counseling: Coping with the Loss of a Loved One

Having to come to terms with a recent death of a loved one is hard. We are not here to say that it is easy. But, what we can say is you are not alone. Through the many stages of grief, our grief and loss counseling and support groups are going to be with you […]

The Elephant Got Bigger: Health Concerns Related to Advanced Illnesses

This is the second installment of my journey with my mother, the hospice care conversation and the health concerns related to advanced illnesses. In writing this, I hope that more people start the hospice care conversation with their loved ones earlier.