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Stages of Life

Screening and Test Recommendations from Hieu Nguyen, M.D.

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January 23, 2017Post a Comment
As we age, there are different preventive screenings doctors recommend by age group. Regular screenings and tests at the right time in your life give you the opportunity to prevent diseases and major health events, like cancer, heart attacks and strokes.

Your Hospice Questions, Answered

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December 8, 2016Post a Comment
In the last article in our series on dealing with the last stages of life, INTEGRIS answers the questions you may have about hospice care.

What to Expect at the End of Your Loved One’s Life-Limiting Illness

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December 1, 20161 Comment
The end of a life can be a sad event. Many people do not have experience caring for someone during the dying process and find themselves navigating unfamiliar territory. But family members and caregivers can play an important role in providing comfort, dignity, and support to someone entering the final phase of life.

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

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Hospice Care
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November 10, 2016Post a Comment
It’s a subject no one wants to think about, but for every one of us, life eventually must come to an end. Perhaps because it's a scary topic, most people aren't aware of the care choices available to them and their loved ones until they are in midst of dealing with a life-limiting illness.

Becoming a Caregiver

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November 7, 2016Post a Comment
A family caregiver is a demanding role that may include coordinating treatment with various providers, performing at-home medical tasks, and providing mental and emotional support for your loved one. The role may change as you and your loved one go through different phases, but it will be both challenging and rewarding