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Better health is more likely when we agree on a plan of action with our doctor and follow it.
Seek insurance and manage the worrisome chores of arranging and paying for care.
We must understand what our treatment choices are and their risks and benefits.
Document your wishes to reduce the chance of receiving care not consistent with your values.
It’s important to make your wishes known to your family and doctors regarding treatment at the end-of-life. Here are resources to help you have this conversation.
Hospice care can provide extra support for people near the end-of-life and their families. Here’s what you need to know.
Choosing a nursing home for a family member can be a challenging and exhausting process.
Sometimes, the best treatment is to wait and see. Learn more about watchful waiting.
Palliative care provides therapies are designed to make patients more comfortable and ease the symptoms of serious illnesses or conditions. Learn more.
If a family member or friend has a serious medical illness or procedure, you may be called on to provide care after your loved one leaves the hospital, emergency room or doctor’s office. Assisting with their health care needs frequently falls on untrained family members or friends.
What to do if your health insurance denies you coverage for a procedure.
It can be hard to figure out how much your health care will cost ahead of time. Here are some tips for preparing for the cost of your procedures.