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Methodist Home Health & Home Infusion have been granted the 2016 Excellence in Healthcare Award.

08/31/2016 - Methodist Home Health & Home Infusion have been granted the 2016 Excellence in Healthcare Award by Professional Research Consultants (PRC).

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Methodist Home Health & Home Infusion have been granted the 2015 Excellence in Healthcare Award.

05/18/2015 - Methodist Home Health & Home Infusion have been granted the 2015 Excellence in Healthcare Award by Professional Research Consultants (PRC).

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Methodist Home Health & Hospice Recognized

08/22/2014 - Methodist Home Health & Hospice has been recognized as a Partner in the We Honor Veterans Program by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO).

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Update: Medical Alert Robocall Scams

02/06/2014 - Robocalls are being made targeting seniors nationwide.

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Helping You Choose: Quality Home Care Services

09/19/2013 - When you need health care services at your home, you should find out some information to help you choose the best home care services for you or your loved one.

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Hospice and Palliative Care: Planning

05/28/2013 - When a patient is diagnosed as being terminally ill, it means the illness cannot be cured and he or she is going to die of their illness.

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The Conversation Project is dedicated to helping people talk about their wishes for end-of-life care.

05/13/2013 - When you talk about end-of-life wishes with your loved ones, you’re truly giving them a gift-a gift of understanding that will bring them peace in years to come. It’s not easy, but it’s one of the most important things you can do for the people you love.

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Care for the Family Caregiver

01/31/2013 - The National Alliance for Caregiving has posted a printable booklet for caregivers.

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We Honor Veterans, is a program of National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

02/02/2012 - 1 out of every 4 dying Americans is a veteran. America’s hospice professionals are on a mission to learn how to serve Veterans through the challenges they may be facing from illness, isolation or traumatic life experience.

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"5 Regrets of the Dying" by Bonnie Ware

12/08/2011 - Read about her findings in caring for these patients.

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Making the Home Environment Safe

08/19/2011 - What is involved in making the home environment safe when caring for someone at home?

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Assistive Equipment in the Home

08/19/2011 - What assistive equipment might be necessary in the home?

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Hospices Offer Comfort at Life's End

11/02/2010 - It's a subject no one wants to think about, but for each of us, our lives must come to an end. As medical progress prolongs our lives, the end can linger, draining patients and loved ones alike. So, more and more people are turning to hospice care.

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On Death and Dying--10 Things you need to know about Hospice Care by Betsy Murphy

01/21/2010 - Your family doctor and your neighbor have both suggested you call hospice for your ill loved one but you continue to be reluctant.

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Home Health and Hospice

10/29/2009 - Overview of Home Health and Hospice services

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Caring for the Caregiver Should Be a Priority

10/29/2009 - Caring for anyone is difficult, even in the best of circumstances. If you’ve been called on to care for a chronically ill loved one, taking care of yourself will help you provide care more effectively.

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Appointment of Health Care Proxies Could Ease Burdens for Patients, Families

09/04/2009 - According to a study published in Critical Care Medicine, “Most chronically critically ill patients fail to designate a surrogate decision-maker or express preferences regarding life-sustaining treatments.”

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Hospice Care Still Underutilized and Misunderstood

08/05/2009 - Expert Says Patients Need Not Have Cancer or Be Imminently Dying to Enroll

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Hospice: An Overlooked Option

12/15/2008 - Hospice care helps terminally ill patients prepare for death, treating their symptoms and pain and preparing them -- and their families -- for the end. The patients maintain their dignity and some semblance of control over their life.

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