How to Deal with Grief Over the Holidays

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The holiday season, often bringing about joy and togetherness, can be difficult for those who are currently grieving the loss of a loved one. At Lenity Light Hospice, we understand that the holidays may amplify feelings of sorrow and loss, … Read More

Be Keen to Hygiene: Essential Hygiene Tips for Caregivers of Homebound Patients

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To be around a homebound patient means watching your loved one slowly become unable to do the everyday things they used to do. Simple tasks like getting up to go to the bathroom, going to the kitchen, eating food, bending … Read More

Healthy Breakfast Ideas for Hospice Patients

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Maintaining a balanced diet can be challenging for hospice patients, especially when their health conditions make consuming certain foods difficult. However, it is essential that hospice patients still receive a balanced nutritional diet suited to their preferences. This will help … Read More

What Happens in the Last 24 Hours Before Death? A Hospice Perspective

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The final 24 hours of a person’s life can be a deeply emotional time for both the dying person and their loved ones. At Lenity Light Hospice, we strive to provide compassionate care and support during this delicate period. Understanding … Read More

Understanding Breathing Patterns in Hospice

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As the end of life approaches, changes in breathing patterns can be both noticeable and concerning for patients and their loved ones. Breathing, a vital function, reveals much about a person’s overall health. In hospice care, where ensuring comfort and … Read More

Understanding Home Hospice Care

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Hospice care is a specialized type of care designed to provide comfort and support to individuals and their families during the advanced stages of a terminal illness. Home hospice, specifically, is provided in the familiar surroundings of a patient’s own … Read More

What is AIDS? Understanding and Managing End-Stage HIV Through Holistic Hospice Care

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What is AIDS? End-stage Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), which is the final phase of the continuous progression of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection, marks a key turning point where individuals face a multitude of hardships and challenges. This leads to a comprehensive and multifaceted … Read More

How to Handle Seizures at the End of Life

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Yes, you heard it right. Contrary to common belief, patients in Hospice, receiving supportive care, often live longer. They find greater happiness and enjoy an improved quality of life. How is this possible? After all, isn’t Hospice just about the … Read More

How to Manage Sundowning in Hospice Care

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Understanding and Managing Sundowning in Hospice Care: Essential Strategies Sundowning, a term often associated with the late stages of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, refers to the increase in confusion, agitation, and anxiety that typically occurs in the … Read More

Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes

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Diabetes is a chronic condition affecting millions worldwide, characterized by high levels of sugar (glucose) in the blood. It’s crucial for patients and their caregivers to recognize the signs and symptoms of diabetes to manage the condition effectively, even in … Read More

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