Helping a Child Cope With the Loss of a Loved One

Helping a Child Cope With the Loss of a Loved One

Losing a loved one is hard for anyone, regardless of their age. However, the loss can be particularly devastating for a child as they struggle to understand what is happening or how to cope with it. For an adult, it can be challenging to explain things in a way that a...
Alzheimer’s Disease: How WV Caring Can Help

Alzheimer’s Disease: How WV Caring Can Help

September is World Alzheimer’s Month, which is observed throughout the world. Did you know that the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease is expected to increase another 15.8 percent by 2025? In West Virginia, more than 37,000 people live with...
Who is On the Hospice Care Team for My Loved One?

Who is On the Hospice Care Team for My Loved One?

When it comes to your loved one’s end-of-life care, you want the best care available. At WV Caring, we know that making this decision for a loved one is one of the hardest things you may have to do. We want to assure you that your loved one will receive the highest...
Explaining Hospice Care to a Patient’s Family

Explaining Hospice Care to a Patient’s Family

Explaining hospice care to a patient’s family can often be a difficult task for a physician. Although end-of-life care may be challenging to discuss, having these discussions well in advance can make hospice easier to manage and understand for all who are involved. At...
How to Care for the Elderly During COVID-19

How to Care for the Elderly During COVID-19

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it is challenging to know what to do or how to take care of your loved one who may be at a higher risk of contracting this virus.  This is especially true if they have an advanced illness.  At WV Caring, our goal is to...