In the later stages of dementia, the biggest problem in gauging your senior’s comfort is that she may not be able to tell you what’s uncomfortable or when she is experiencing discomfort. This means you might feel as if you’re spending more time than you like guessing about what’s going on and how to help […]
Part of the pain that comes when you’re at the end of your caregiving journey is that your elderly family member is nearing the end of her life. That impending loss can be difficult to manage and you might find yourself trying to avoid it. Don’t Suppress How You’re Feeling. Feelings don’t just go away. […]
Congratulations to Tammy Irick, RN for being elected Hospice Angel of the Month! Tammy has been a vital member or our Grove Park Hospice family for 9 years! She is dedicated to providing comfort and compassion to our patients and families, Tammy loves her work with Grove Park Hospice and says, “I have met some […]
Thank you for everything that y’all have done for Ernest and me. I appreciate the love and kindness that you all showed to us. You will always be in my heart. I love you all!
Phyllis Parker and Debbie Hare of Grove Park Hospice assisted Longwood Plantation in supporting a free workshop for people in our community who are caring for a loved one with Dementia. Rep. Gilda Cobb Hunter and Mayor Michael Butler both spoke to the group as well as the primary speaker, Dr. Macie Smith. Participants learned […]
It isn’t as easy as you might expect to know for certain when your elderly family member is in pain, especially when she’s near the end of her life. When you do know that she’s experiencing pain you can help her to alleviate it. The key is to learn your senior’s specific triggers. Vocalizations. Whether […]
Deciding to switch from curative attempts at dealing with COPD to hospice care is a big decision. Your elderly family member might feel at first as if she’s giving up, but hospice can allow her body the rest that it needs in order to make the most of the time she has left. Exhaustion Is […]
Grove Park Hospice is proud to congratulate Jacqui Shuler, Hospice Aide as our Angel of the Month! Jacqui has been with Grove Park Hospice since 2012, providing loving care to her patients. Jacqui says, “I love being affiliated with hospice care. Because sometime I enter a home where the family as well as the patient […]
Grove Park Hospice Director, Debbie Hare, in conjunction with other members of The Carolinas Center for Hospice and Palliative Care met with lawmakers to discuss making Hospice and palliative care a top priority! #TCCDayAtTheCapitol #hpm
Grove Park Hospice Recognized as a We Honor Veterans Partner: It may surprise many people to learn that 25 percent of those who die every year in the U.S. are Veterans. To help provide care and support that reflect the important contributions made by these men and women, Grove Park Hospice has become a national partner of We Honor Veterans, a pioneering campaign developed by National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs.