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Continuing Power of Attorney

Continuing Power of Attorney

Continuing Power of Attorney is a legal document to give another person legal authority to make decisions about their finances and property, (not about their personal health or care) if they become unable to make those decisions themselves.

What is Palliative Care

What is Palliative Care

Just hearing the words palliative care can be scary. When a doctor says the person you’re caring for would be helped by palliative care, you might think that means they’ll pass away soon, but that isn’t always the case.

Transition From Hospital To Home

Transition From Hospital To Home

Leaving the hospital can be both exciting and stressful. Whether it was a long or short hospital stay, there is often some degree of apprehension about the return home.

Advanced Care Plan

Advanced Care Plan

Advance Care Planning is a process of thinking about and sharing your wishes for future health and personal care. It helps you tell others what would be important if you were ill and unable to communicate.

Being a Patient Care Advocate

Being a Patient Care Advocate

What is a patient care advocate? How do you know how-and-when to step up for the person you are caring for?

Working with Healthcare Professionals

Working with Healthcare Professionals

Health care partnering is essential to successful home care. As a caregiver, you are an important part of the health care team. It’s a big job – 80 percent of patient care is given by informal or family caregivers in the community so you are the eyes, ears, and hands for health care professionals.

Where to Go for Medical Help

Where to Go for Medical Help

As a caregiver, you need to ensure that the person you’re caring for gets proper medical treatment. There are different care options, and it can sometimes be hard to tell which one is the best choice.

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