June 6, 2017

It’s Time to Talk – Have a Conversation with Your Family about an Advance Directive

An advance directive is essential in ensuring that you will have the medical treatment and quality of life you desire if you are an unable to make healthcare decisions for yourself. However, many people hold off getting an advance directive because of misconceptions, said Dylan Babb, Community Outreach Manager for CarePartners. The most common myths […]

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April 16, 2017

Advance Care Planning – Six Questions to Lead an Important Conversation

National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) aims to help people across the U.S. understand the value of advance healthcare planning. For 2017, NHDD will be a week-long event, from April 16 to 22. NHDD exists to inspire, educate and empower the public and providers about the importance of advance care planning. The theme for 2017 is “It […]

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December 14, 2016

Sorrow in Times of Celebration – Coping with Grief During the Holidays

For most people, the holidays are a time of counting blessings and spending time with family and friends. But for many others, this time of year serves as a reminder of what they’ve lost. How do you cope with grief during the holidays? Diane Brooks, MACE, manages the Safe Harbor Grief program at CarePartners Hospice […]

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October 20, 2016

Intimidated by Advance Care Planning? Some Steps to Get You Started

By Dylan Babb Community Outreach Manager, CarePartners Most of us would like to die at home, surrounded by our loved ones, but many haven’t made the necessary plans. Getting your advance directive and healthcare power of attorney documents in place can be a gift to both you and your family. Here are some steps to get you […]

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