Thank You Grove Park Hospice Family

by Charles Thompson, Owner

“Words can’t express the thanks I’m sending to each of you. All of you made our days a little brighter. I’m so thankful for all the kindness you all showed my dear brother during his days. You all were so helpful and sweet to him. It seemed just when we needed you the most, you […]

Should Your Senior Spend Her Remaining Time at Home?

by Charles Thompson, Owner

There may come a time when your elderly family member expresses a desire to remain at home for the time that she has left. There’s a lot that goes into that decision, both for you and for her. When you’re deciding if your senior should be at home during these last few months, hospice care […]

How Can End-of-life Care Help?

by Charles Thompson, Owner

If your senior is nearing the end of her life, you may be wondering if there are any tools and resources that can help you both. It turns out that there are. End-of-life care can offer what you might be most looking for and they can solve a variety of problems for you. It’s about […]

Who Is Part of Your Senior’s End-of-life Team?

by Charles Thompson, Owner

It’s possible that you’ve been shouldering the majority of your senior’s care for quite a while now. There may have been other people helping here and there, but most caregivers tend to do it all. As your senior nears the end of her life, it’s important for you to expand the team as much as […]

How Can You Help Your Senior to Cope with a Terminal Illness?

by Charles Thompson, Owner

It’s frightening to learn that your elderly family member is facing a terminal condition. Your senior might not have had much warning, either, which can lead to a host of other difficulties. Coping with this news and with the illness itself is not easy but it’s doable if you put the right resources into play. […]

Keeping a Pain Diary Might Help with End-of-life Options

by Charles Thompson, Owner

Your senior may be in a unique situation now. She may have decided to pull back on medical treatments, which can mean that she’s dealing with an increase in pain levels. She could also be experiencing worsening pain because it’s just getting worse. Regardless, one tool you can use right away is a pain diary. […]

How to Help Your Senior to Eat at the End of Her Life

by Charles Thompson, Owner

Your senior may not be eating as well as you expect at the end of her life. That can be troubling, especially if you’ve worked hard for a long time to help her to increase the nutritional benefits in her diet. She may need less food right now, so there might be some adjustments you […]

An Update Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

by Charles Thompson, Owner

To our valued customers and colleagues, In these times of uncertainty, we want you to know that the safety and health of clients and employees are always a top priority. Now more than ever, our business is you. As we continue to monitor developments and navigate through these challenging circumstances, we want you to know […]

Four Ways Comfort Care Can Help Your Family Member

by Charles Thompson, Owner

Comfort care focuses on just that: Keeping your senior as comfortable as she can be near the end of her life. This type of care is a part of non-curative treatments, meaning that your elderly family member is focusing on spending the time she has left enjoying that time as well as she can. Comfort […]