Category: Assisted Living Articles

Myths & Facts about Hospices

As a Strategic Account Manager for Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region I like to start many of my educational in-services and community events with a question: “What do you think of when you hear the word ‘hospice’?”  As you can imagine, depending on the crowd I receive a multitude of answers to that question.  Based on these answers I wanted to share some of the most common hospice myths and misconceptions that our staff must overcome when educating the Charlotte community about end of life care.

Money Follows the Person Changes Lives

Money Follows the Person (MFP) is a state project that helps Medicaid-eligible North Carolinians who live in inpatient facilities (e.g., nursing homes, intermediate care facilities) move into their own homes and communities with supports.

Integrated Care

The Emerging Practice of Integrated Care in Senior Communities by Alan Kronhaus, MD  Introduction Addressing the medical needs of residents… Read more »

Medicaid Myths

by Kelli Y. Allen, Elder Law Attorney  Medicaid is a combination federal/state program that provides financial assistance for long-term skilled… Read more »