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Emergency department physicians are adept at predicting when a patient is likely to die and can facilitate patients’ access to hospice care earlier in the course of their illness, according to recent research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. However, improved communication and coordination between emergency department physicians and hospice medical directors may be necessary to ensure these patients receive the care they need.Read More
We are pleased to announce that The Sea Star Program’s Camp Stingray is open to grieving children, ages 5-10, Kindergarten - 5th grade. The camp will run from Monday, July 22nd through Friday, July 26th, 2019 at the Therapeutic Recreation Complex - 2728 Lake Worth Road, Lake Worth, Florida 33461.Read More
An innovative Medicare program could get more people to seek hospice sooner.
“We need more education because most people don’t understand that hospice is not a place, but a benefit for in-home care,” said Edo Banach, president and CEO of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.Read More
"More young Americans are becoming caregivers to elderly or disabled family members, according to a recent study from Genworth Financial, a company that researches long-term care options. That is putting them under considerable stress as they seek to balance their loved ones’ needs with their own work, finances and need to care for their children."Read More
- Charity event benefits Trustbridge Hospice Foundation -
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – The compassion, hope, and healing that Trustbridge Hospice provides will take flight during the inaugural Uptown 5K on the Runway, set for Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE).
Trustbridge Hospice Foundation and FXE have partnered to host a 5K run/walk event, and for the first time in FXE’s history, people, not planes, will take off from the runway– no boarding pass, luggage, or fee required.
Runners and walkers of all ages can register for the Uptown 5K event and create team fundraising pages at www.tbfdn.org/uptown5Kftl or by texting UPTOWN to 71777.Read More
An oncologist grapples with letting patients suffer when there’s an alternative
"For some people facing a terminal illness or the end of life, transitioning to palliative care (care given to improve quality of life for patients with life-threatening diseases) can signify quitting. They see it as surrendering to what’s ailing them and giving up the fight. But Dr. Isaac Chan, a medical oncology fellow at Johns Hopkins Hospital, wishes people would look at palliative care differently. It just might provide the blessings of time and peace, he believes."