hospice http://wrvo.org en Preparing to have an aging parent move in http://wrvo.org/post/preparing-have-aging-parent-move <p>Recent advances in medicine are causing people to live longer. Couple that with the economically stressful times and you often find families deciding to have aging parents move into their adult child's home. Whether it's for financial reasons or to maximize caregiving... There can be many bumps along the road. This week on WRVO's health and wellness show "Take Care," costs Lorraine Rapp and Linda Lowen, speak with David Horgan, medical educator and author, about his personal experiences with elder care and the best way to welcome mom or dad into your home. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 09:34:00 +0000 WRVO News 57903 at http://wrvo.org Death is hard, but hospice can help patients and families http://wrvo.org/post/death-hard-hospice-can-help-patients-and-families <p>Most people don't want to make plans for their own death, or for the death of their loved ones. But talking about death can assure that needs and wishes are met, and that patients are as comfortable as possible.</p><p>This week on <em>Take Care</em>, <a href="http://www.caring.com/articles/uncovering-hospice-care">Amy Tucci</a>, president and CEO of the <a href="http://www.hospicefoundation.org/whatishospice">Hospice Foundation of America</a>, discusses how hospice care can ease the pain of death. Tucci explains how hospice care can not only help patients, but also their families.</p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Amy Tucci.</strong></p><p> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:01:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 54081 at http://wrvo.org Death is hard, but hospice can help patients and families Hospice care can make death more comfortable http://wrvo.org/post/hospice-care-can-make-death-more-comfortable <p></p><p>Nobody likes talking about death, but experts say having a conversation is an important part of making sure death is as comfortable as possible. This week on WRVO's health and wellness show "Take Care," hosts Lorraine Rapp and Linda Lowen speak with Amy Tucci, president and CEO of the Hospice Foundation of America. Tucci explains how hospice can help ease suffering for those who are dying and their families.<br /><br /><em>Lorraine Rapp: What are your suggestions of how to bring this up with people in your life so that you can talk about having a good death?</em></p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:34:00 +0000 WRVO News 53956 at http://wrvo.org