National Hospice & Palliative Care Month is celebrated this month of November and this year’s theme is Knowing Your Options. Transitions Hospice joins organizations across the country in promoting hospice and palliative care awareness and the vital role it provides for people with life-limiting illnesses and their loved ones.
“Every year, nearly 1.6 million people living with a life-limiting illness receive care from hospice and palliative care providers in this country,” said J. Donald Schumacher, president and CEO of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. “These highly-trained professionals ensure that patients and families find dignity, respect, and love during life’s most difficult journey.”
Hospice is not a place. Hospice and palliative care programs provide pain management, symptom control, psychosocial support, and spiritual care to patients and their families when a cure is not possible.
At Transitions, we are dedicated in providing the highest quality of individualized care for each of our patients. We are committed to empowering our patients as well as their families by providing the tools and support necessary to embrace life. We provide medical care together with spiritual and emotional support. As Jim Palazzo, Transitions Hospice & Palliative Care CEO explained, “We do not focus on the fact that someone is dying but focus on the fact they’re going to live until they die.”
Learn your options ahead of time, even before being caught in a medical crisis. Visit https://moments.nhpco.org/decision-tree/what-are-my-options/begin and see what options might be right for you.
For more information regarding hospice care, call us at 847-515-1505 or visit www.transitionshospice.com