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How Palliative Care Helps People Living with Heart Failure

January 25, 2024

Heart failure and palliative care

By Andrew Esch, MD

Heart failure is a serious illness that can take a toll on quality of life for patients and their families. If you are living with heart failure, you already know that it is a serious illness in which the heart is unable to pump blood properly. Palliative care can help. … Read More


Palliative Care: Living Well With Serious Illness

January 19, 2024

All About Home-Based Palliative Care and How It Can Help You

January 6, 2024

Are you or a loved one living with a serious illness like cancer, stroke, dementia, or heart or lung disease? If so, you may find that you need help managing symptoms, reducing stress, and improving your quality of life. Palliative care can help.  … Read More

Palliative Care News

How the Value in Health Care Act Could Change Palliative Care Payment

January 4, 2024

2024: Healthcare Insiders Predict the Future

December 18, 2023
Parkinson's News Today

More palliative care and access to it needed for Parkinson’s, study finds

December 14, 2023
NJ Spotlight News

NJ extends Medicaid palliative care

December 13, 2023

When Should You Ask For Palliative Care?

December 11, 2023

If you or a loved one are living with a serious illness, you should learn if palliative care is right for you—and when to ask for it.  

Palliative care is specialized medical care for people living with a serious illness. It provides relief from the symptoms and stress of serious illness. The goal is to improve quality of life for both the patient and the family.

Palliative care is provided by a specially-trained team who works together with your other doctors to provide an extra layer of support. It is appropriate at any age and at any stage in your illness. And it can be provided along with treatment that is meant to cure you.  … Read More

Palliative Care Helps the Caregiver, Too

November 11, 2023

If you are caring for someone receiving palliative care or for someone who needs it, you should know that the palliative care team will help you, too. … Read More

Associated Press

A lifetime of racism makes Alzheimer’s more common in Black Americans

October 26, 2023