How to Choose a Hospice Provider

Choosing a hospice provider can be a complex decision, especially since making the choice to start hospice care is often emotionally charged. In some cases, your physician may recommend a specific hospice foundation or [...]

When Is Hospice Recommended?

Hospice care is recommended for those with a life expectancy of six months or less. Its primary goal is to provide support, treatment, and pain relief to improve the quality of life for patients [...]

Hospice Care During the Holidays

The holidays are a time for families to come together and share the joys of life, but for families faced with making a decision about hospice care, the holiday season could also bring extra [...]

Hospice Care for ALS: Admission Eligibility & Criteria

ALS, also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or Lou Gehrig's disease, is a terminal illness that progresses in stages after a diagnosis. At the end stages of ALS, hospice care can help the patient maintain personal dignity and enjoy the best possible quality of life after stopping medical intervention.

Hospice Care at Home

A terminal illness diagnosis brings many challenges, but it doesn't have to mean leaving your home or being without the support of those you love. In-home hospice care helps you or your loved one remain in a familiar, comfortable environment during the final days, weeks, or months of life.

How to Help Aging Parents by Planning Ahead

Children of aging parents often find themselves responsible for care decisions about senior family members, and planning ahead can make the process easier. Waiting until an emergency occurs makes decisions more stressful, so consider the options available for your loved one early. Three Oaks Hospice offers caring, compassionate hospice care and provides a wide variety of services designed to help families adjust to this new phase of life.

Bereavement Strategies – Coping with Grief and Loss

When a loved one faces the end of life, family members and friends go through a complex process of grief that can last for months or years. Three Oaks Hospice offers assistance to families in bereavement and can help you make the most of those last days spent with your loved one. Learning healthy bereavement strategies makes it easier to work through the various stages of grief.

Hospice Care During COVID-19

Hospice care during the COVID-19 pandemic is a tremendous support to families and patients. Following established safety and hygiene protocols helps keep everyone safe. It's possible to blend compassionate care with safe practices, and many terminally ill patients prefer being at home with loved ones instead of in a hospital setting.

Caregiver Burnout – When It’s Time to Seek Help

Caring for a loved one who needs extra assistance can help your senior relative continue to live independently, but caregiver burnout may develop if you're taking on more than you can reasonably handle. Knowing the signs of caregiver burnout can help you decide when to contact a hospice or palliative care provider for assistance.

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