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Survival Tips for Family Caregivers
PREPARED PATIENT ARTICLE
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.

Hospice Care: What Is It, Anyway?
PREPARED PATIENT ARTICLE
It's often hard for patients and their loved ones to acknowledge that the time to consider hospice care has come, but through the ups and downs of emotions and physical status, hospice team members are prepared to help patients and their families with sensitivity and flexibility.

Advance Directives: Caring for You & Your Family
PREPARED PATIENT ARTICLE
Starting conversations about end-of-life care with family members can be uncomfortable, but are worth having. Putting your wishes about end-of-life care in writing—with documents known as advance directives—can make a big difference in serious health situations.