Articles & Stories in Caregiving

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Post Dementia Facility Placement Blues

Learn about the changes a caregiver can experience after placing a loved one in long-term care.

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Myth: Hospice is a Place

Hospice is a philosophy. It can be provided in any place a patient calls home.

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When to Consider Heartland Hospice

Hospice is a special way of caring for people with terminal illness. Knowing when to schedule a hospice evaluation can be difficult.

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Myth: Hospice Means Giving Up Hope

You deserve to know the truth. Let Heartland dispel this common hospice myth.

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When Living with Memory Loss - Motion as Lotion

Learn about the benefits of exercise for caregivers and those living with Alzheimer's or a related dementia.

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Young Heartland Hospice Patient Meets WWE Idol

“As soon as I heard about Giovann, his family and his story, I knew Heartland Hospice needed to do something special for this young man!”

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Thinking of Others During the Holidays - Vigil Volunteers

At this time of year, many people are thinking about ways to give back, do good and help others.

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Managing the Holiday Blues: Be Realistic

Do not be paralyzed by those inevitable moments of sadness, fatigue or anxiety or let them throw you off course.

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Heartland Hospice Helps Veteran Patient Celebrate Christmas

“It was very heartwarming to help fulfill someone’s last wish. It truly brought tears to my eyes just to see something that what I might think is so simple, brightens someone else’s day. It really is about the simple things in life that bring the greatest amounts of joy, which is a great reminder around this time of year."

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Orchestrating Self-Care When Living with Dementia

Many studies point to the importance of self-care for caregivers. Learn more about why taking time for yourself is so important.

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