Tag: Caregiving

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.

VA Benefits for Long Term Care

The Department of Veterans Affairs provides tax-free monetary benefits to eligible veterans and widow(er)s of veterans who are spending money on “medical or nursing services…

Seniors and Sundowning

What it is and How to Cope with it by Teresa Nix, President/Co-Owner Comfort Keepers  Sundowning is a symptom of… Read more »