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The Elephant in the Room: Having the Hospice Care Conversation

It is vital to everyone involved that your loved one who has an advanced illness gets the best care and support they need. Having the hospice care conversation can be tough, especially when it is started by other family members. A loved one may not think they need hospice care, even though they’ve experienced someone else in […]

ADVANCED CARE PLANNING: IT’S NEVER TOO EARLY TO PLAN FOR THE INEVITABLE

Advance care planning doesn’t need to wait for your golden years. In fact, at any age, a medical crisis could leave you too ill to make your healthcare decisions. For example, do you ever remember driving by the scene of a bad accident and saying, “I hope they are alright.” Then you might imagine if […]

Why Choose WV Caring for Your Advanced Illness Care?

Home, family, love, comfort, dignity, community and well-being are all signs of a good life. When you or a loved one is diagnosed with an advanced illness, the story line can change. West Virginia Caring is an organization of highly trained medical professionals and caregivers that specialize in advanced illness care. Learn about what makes WV […]

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Signs that Palliative Care Services in West Virginia Should Be Considered

An illness, whether it’s curable, chronic or life-threatening can be a difficult thing to come to terms with. During this time, pain management, symptom relief or emotional support may not be the first things you worry about, for yourself or a loved one. WV Caring understands that, but we also think it’s important to address […]

WV Caring Named a 2018 Hospice Honors Recipient

WV Caring received 2018 Hospice Honors Award

In May 2018, WV Caring received the 2018 Hospice Honors Award for providing exceptional care to their patients as categorized by Hospice CAHPS survey results. This honor was given by HEALTHCAREfirst, the leading provider of Web-based home health and hospice software, billing and coding services, CAHPS surveys and advanced analytics.