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Hospice/Palliative Care

Four end of life care questions Kirkland caregivers need to ask

While thinking about your elderly loved one’s eventual passing is difficult and emotional, it is vital that their wishes, regarding their end of life care are known, so that they can be honored. While this is important for any elderly person and their family, it is especially important for those with Alzheimer’s, dementia or any…

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What is hospice /palliative care?

Palliative care focuses on providing comfort care to persons suffering from chronic illnesses or life threatened disease while hospice care focuses on the comfort care once the person is terminally ill and facing end of life (usually 6 months). Both Hospice and palliative care can include a team of people to help support the individual medically…

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