Category Archive: Hospice Care

Nov
19

Advanced Care Planning

Dr. Glen Digwood, D.O.

ADVANCED CARE PLANNING FOR NATIONAL HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE MONTH Special Feature Health & Exercise Forum with Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine the 3rd Monday of every month! Glen Digwood, DO, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine Dr. Digwood was born and raised in Taylor, PA., attended Riverside High School, Ursinus College …

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Nov
25

Hospice Care Part 2 of 2: Hospice Programs for the Community

Part 2 of 2: “Hospice Programs for the Community” November is National Hospice Month! During this time we celebrate the tireless work of the hospice professionals who assist patients and their families during the weeks and months that they journey with a serious or terminal illness. However, in addition to the service of providing pain …

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Nov
18

Hospice Care Part 1 of 2: Focus on Life and Living

Part 1 of 2: “Hospice Care— Place the Focus on Life and Living” November is National Hospice Month! Each November, the community of hospice and palliative care professionals celebrates National Hospice Month. Although, at first glance, spotlighting the concept of death and dying may seem a bit gloomy, it’s actually the concept of quality of life and the focus …

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Nov
14

Hospice Care – Part 1 of 3

November is National Hospice Month. It would be very unusual to find a person whose life has not been affected by someone with a terminal illness or has not benefited the invaluable services of a hospice. Moreover, for those incredibly dedicated people who care for someone in the later stages of life, Part II will …

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