Quality end-of-life care isn't about how you die; it's about how you live. Hospice and palliative care focuses on how dying persons and their loved ones live each day, providing comfort and guidance along the way.More >>
Concerns over health care financing are an ongoing discussion in households and health care offices across our community. As baby boomers age, and provide care for their aging parents, these concerns are justified...More >>
Throughout our lives, all of us encounter difficult and challenging situations. Most of us can remember someone who helped during those times--a grandparent, a special teacher, even a stranger who became a friend. The recollections of these "faces of caring" bring comfort and calm in the midst of crisis...More >>
Confronting a terminal illness can be an overwhelming experience not only for the patient, but also for their loved ones. Tough decisions must be faced each day.
Decisions like, “What kind of end-of-life care will I need or want?” “Where will I receive this care?” “How will I pay for it?”
Lutheran Hospice focuses on providing quality, compassionate care to patients and caregivers at end-of-life. Comprehensive medical care is tailored to the patient’s physical needs and wishes allowing the patient to remain pain free and alert. Patients also receive the emotional and spiritual support needed to cope with the many fears of dying, such as the fear of being alone, losing control or being a burden to others.