palliative care http://wrvo.org en 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