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How Seniors can Benefit from Speech Therapy

Our voice and our means of speaking is one of our most treasured abilities. Effective communication is key for connection and understanding, but as we age, we might begin to see signs that our ability to speak is starting to diminish.  

How A Social Worker Can Be An Advocate

 A social worker is a professional who aims to enhance an individual's overall well-being and help...

Benefits Of An Early Hospice Referral

"How do you know when the time is right for hospice?" There are many indications that somebody you...

Telehealth: Making Palliative Care Accessible For Those With Chronic Illness

With the advancement of technology, tasks like visiting the doctor, going to therapy, and being...

How To Begin The Conversation About Hospice

There are various tools, strategies, and resources can help first-time family caregivers begin the...

Guide To Receiving Compassionate Care In 2022

What is the most important part of the end-of-life care process? Compassion. The National Institute...

Planning For The Future: How To Make Your Wishes Known

Establishing a will can be a daunting task. Nobody wants to think about what will happen to their...

How Palliative Care Works: Types Of Care & Qualifying Conditions

Think of your body as a bridge. As time goes on and the bridge has endured storms, it will...

Creating a Memorable Experience At The Thrift Shoppes

It takes a village. Gulfside could not accomplish its mission without the hard work and dedication...

Caregiver Checklist: How To Reduce Hospital Readmission

In an ideal world, everything would always be seamless. Caregivers and family members would have...