Hospice Myth vs Fact

Russ Krengel Hospice

Hospice care is specialized medical care which is meant to assist people with terminal illnesses live as long as possible … and as well as possible.

The Benefits of Telehealth in Hospice Care

Russ Krengel Doctors & Hospitals, Healthcare, Hospice

Hospice and palliative care for advanced cardiac disease provides many benefits for loved ones facing end of life. Many of those needing hospice or palliative care have some form of heart disease. However, hospital admissions remain high among this group. Hospice care can reduce distress and improve the end of life for those with heart failure.

Cost Savings: Hospice vs. Hospitals

Russ Krengel Doctors & Hospitals, Hospice

Hospice care provides dignity, comfort and for many families, significant relief from the high cost of standard medical care. Many families will avoid talking money or financial concerns when it comes to end-of-life care because it feels a little bit off color, possibly a little bit disrespectful of the person dealing with illness. Maybe that is because we so often …

How Does Hospice Work When The Patient Is In A Nursing Home?

Russ Krengel Hospice

Many families will someday face the difficult task of starting hospice care for a loved one. Usually, that means that a team of hospice caregivers will schedule times to come to your home and that they will begin to help the patient to manage pain, ease any other symptoms of their illness where possible and to help with other end …