Category Archives: Advance Planning

Risa Hanau Presents Advance Care Planning Workshop

March 22, 2016 (GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA)—Health care professionals are invited to attend an advance care planning workshop led by Risa Hanau, vice president of clinical services at Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro (HPCG), on Friday, April 15, from 8 – 9:30 a.m. at the Lusk Center, located at 2501 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27405. continue reading…

Being Mortal Offers Guidance for Families Facing Serious Illness

“As our time winds down, we all seek comfort in simple pleasures,” Atul Gawande writes in his bestseller, Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End, “companionship, everyday routines, the taste of good food, the warmth of sunlight on our faces.” Yet so often modern medicine treats those who are aging or dying as simply continue reading…

Hiring In-Home Help

Most family caregivers reach a point when they realize they need help at home. Tell-tale signs include recognizing that your loved one requires constant supervision or assistance with everyday activities. Caregivers also find that certain housekeeping routines and regular errands are accomplished with great difficulty or are left undone. It may become apparent that in continue reading…