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When to Consider Starting Hospice Care

When to Consider Starting Hospice Care

Courtesy Care Initiatives Hospice, Linn County LIVING WELL Magazine
Hospice care is often not considered until the final few weeks or days of care giving life. There are many advantages that can be gained from initiating hospice care earlier. For example, a patient who enters hospice care earlier has the opportunity to make use of pain and symptom management practices, bereavement counseling, and help with end-of-life planning. When to Consider Starting H […]

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Hospice of the Western Reserve on planning for the inevitable – LIVING WELL Magazine

PLANNING FOR THE INEVITABLE
Start young, before you’re “ready”

By Hospice of the Western Reserve, Akron LIVING WELL Magazine
Ashley, a vibrant, active 37-year-old lawyer, mother of three young children and part-time Pilates instructor has a to-do list longer than her combined client case load. When she learned that her next-door neighbor, a mother of four children who palled around with her kids, had terminal cancer, her mind went in many directions. […]

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Hospice of the Western Reserve on planning for the inevitable – LIVING WELL Magazine

PLANNING FOR THE INEVITABLE
Start young, before you’re “ready”

Courtesy Hospice of the Western Reserve, Akron LIVING WELL Magazine
Ashley, a vibrant, active 37-year-old lawyer, mother of three young children and part-time Pilates instructor has a to-do list longer than her combined client case load. When she learned that her next-door neighbor, a mother of four children who palled around with her kids, had terminal cancer, her mind went in many directions. […]

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Paul Mitchell, CELA, on What is Your Most Important Estate Planning Document? – LIVING WELL Magazine

What is Your Most Important Estate Planning Document?
Paul Mitchell, CELA, East Denver LIVING WELL Magazine

Assume that you and your husband have been happily married for 50 years. You have two children and you get along with them and their spouses. Imagine that! Your home and bank accounts and investments are in joint tenancy. Life insurance and IRAs are paid to the surviving spouse, otherwise to your children equally. […]