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Keeping a Loved One’s Memory Alive During the Holidays

Posted on November 2, 2020

music therapyThe holiday season can be a particularly challenging time for those who are grieving. If someone you love has died, the holidays may not be a time of joy; they may instead be a painful reminder that your loved one won’t be there to celebrate. Thankfully, there are a number of ways to keep their memory alive and cultivate some comfort during these trying times. 

Continuing the Bond
Whether your loved one passed away this year or 10 years ago, grief is not something...

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Benefits of Music Therapy for Dementia Patients

Posted on October 6, 2020

playing violinAlzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia can be isolating and upsetting for both patients and caregivers. But music therapy could be a promising way to help patients feel more connected and at ease. Numerous studies suggest that music therapy is effective in reducing agitation and depression, while increasing sociability, movement, and cognitive ability. 

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Planning a Virtual Funeral Service

Posted on September 1, 2020

funeralThe COVID-19 pandemic has upturned practically every aspect of our lives, and funerals are no exception. Since the pandemic’s arrival in the U.S. at the beginning of this year, funeral services had to be significantly restructured in order to align with the CDC’s social distancing guidelines. More than ever, virtual funerals are becoming the norm, with grieving family members and friends gathering on Zoom, or other digital platforms, to mourn the loss of their loved ones.

Connecting Virtually to Grieve...

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How TeleMedicine is Changing the Palliative Care Industry

Posted on August 4, 2020

telehealthTraditionally, a key element of quality palliative care is human contact. But due to the COVID-19 pandemic, palliative care teams across the nation have had to go virtual. While many initially viewed telemedicine as a hurdle, experts are now suggesting that it could be a powerful tool to enhance seriously ill patients’ care experiences, even after the pandemic is over.

The New Normal
Palliative care is a patient-centered approach in which doctors, nurses, and social work...

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