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Hot Weather Safety for Older Adults

When the temperatures climb dangerously high, these tips can keep you and your loved one safe.
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The Hospice Comfort Pack: Convenient Medication Relief

The Hospice Comfort Pack: Convenient Medication Relief

Your hospice nurse may suggest that you have on hand a small supply of medications that can provide relief of specific symptoms without waiting for delivery. Read More
When Someone You Love Is Dying

When Someone You Love Is Dying

Nothing in life can prepare us for the emotional turmoil of saying goodbye to a loved one. Yet end of life can also lead to peace despite grief. Read More
Quitting Work for Caregiving: Are You Prepared for the Demands?

Quitting Work for Caregiving: Are You Prepared for the Demands?

Ask yourself these 4 questions to find out if you have the temperament to care for someone full-time. Read More
How Music Therapy Benefits People with Dementia

How Music Therapy Benefits People with Dementia

Tips to help people with dementia experience the healing power of music. Read More
Communicating with Someone Who Has Memory Loss

Communicating with Someone Who Has Memory Loss

Tips caregivers can use to avoid frustration and arguments when communicating with someone with dementia. Read More
TODAY Show Documentary Highlights VNSNY Hospice Nurse

TODAY Show Documentary Highlights VNSNY Hospice Nurse

For VNSNY hospice nurses, every home visit carries a special importance. This documentary from NBC's TODAY Show captures the unique role they play. Read More
Physical Signs at the End of Life

Physical Signs at the End of Life

Many families wonder about end of life sign and worry about the physical changes that will occur in the days and hours before death. Read More
Methadone, Hospice, and Pain Relief

Methadone, Hospice, and Pain Relief

Your hospice physician may prescribe methadone because it is one of the most effective pain relief medications available. What else do patients and caregivers need to know about it? Read More
Stress and Heart Disease: How Caregiving Increases Your Risk

Stress and Heart Disease: How Caregiving Increases Your Risk

Family caregivers are at higher risk for many health problems related to stress. But as a caregiver, you often can’t avoid stress. How can you protect your health and your heart? Read More
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