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What is Palliative Care vs Hospice Care

Some people use the terms palliative care and hospice care interchangeably, but there are some distinctions between the two though both provide comfort treatment. Palliative care is typically provided to people with a serious illness, who still desire life-extending treatment or services such as Physical or Occupational Therapy. Hospice care is provided to those with

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Questions we ask when considering caring for an aging parent

Most people are more than happy to assume a caregiving role for an aging parent, at least initially. But before jumping right into the role, there are some significant questions you should ask yourself, and the answers to these questions should tell you how prepared you are to take on that kind of responsibility. Is

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Breast Cancer: What Does It Look Like as You Age and How to Catch It Early?

Breast cancer is a type of cancer that forms in the cells comprising- and compromising- the breast. After skin cancer, Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in this country, and while most often found in females, men are not immune to this disease. So, how can you stay safe? What are the signs of

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