Most of Life
Welcome to Most of Life, the Chapters Health System blog. Pour yourself a cold or hot beverage of choice, pull-up a chair and settle in to learn and become better educated on our blog. From hospice to palliative care to home health and more, read the topics that interest you. Whether you are a patient, loved one, friend or caregiver, there’s something here for everyone.
Please visit Most of Life often for updates and news regarding the ever-changing landscape of advanced illness issues and end-of-life care.
Life’s Treasures Thrift Stores holds craft workshops year round to make do-it-yourself gifts that much easier. Nothing is better than a hand-made present.
In preparation for Monday’s event, we are sharing solar eclipse safety tips so you can be protected along with your loved ones and pets.
Bullet journaling for patients and caregivers can assist in in more ways than one when it comes to individuals who are facing end-of-life challenges.
Discover how a hospice nurse helps educate patients & families know all their options, but finds time to bring joy by making chocolate.
Sometimes living wills and health care surrogate designations don’t work. That’s why “Physician Order for Life Sustaining Treatment” or POLST was created.
Today we are revisiting complementary therapy to share some other options that can provide comfort & relaxation to hospice patients & their families.
As retirement approach, Robert Hughes dreamed and looked forward to fishing. If the mood struck, Robert could even go on a daily fishing trip if he wished.
Today we are officially launching Chapters Health System doctors’ blog titled “DRops of Wisdom.” Twice a month we will bring you posts by our physicians about a variety of medical topics, in a sense, their medical drops of wisdom.
From needing to fulfill a community service requirement to the desire to help others to wanting to keep active, people arrive at the decision to volunteer for a number of reasons. Volunteers come in all shapes and sizes; and there are even four-legged volunteers! Then add to the mix that people can volunteer at any age: teenagers, college students, working professionals and retirees. Let us introduce forever-young Betty Sutton.
Today marks the end of Virtual Hill Week, which is sponsored every year by the Hospice Action Network. This is a time set aside annually for people across the United States to virtually join the more than 230 advocates—physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplains, home health aides, volunteers and lobbyists—who converge on our nation’s capital for the Advocacy Intensive. Supporters made their voices heard in advocating for healthcare policy change on behalf of hospice and palliative care.