Alzheimer’s Grief and Bereavement

People cope with the loss of a loved one in many ways. For some, the experience may lead to personal growth, even though it is a difficult and trying time. There is no right way of coping with death. The way a person grieves depends on the personality of that person...

When is it time for Hospice care?

I just returned from assessing a new patient for Medicaid benefits. While reviewing her chart, I noted that she has just been diagnosed with Giloblastoma. The most aggressive type of brain tumor. The patient is 91 years old, alert and oriented and has one son. I spoke...