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The Price Paid for Comfort

With all the recent shocking changes in the U.S. health care system ranging from medical coding, billing, to the way insurance companies carry out business, it is important to take a minute and think carefully how lucky we are. Healthcare professionals are a highly prized commodity in the states as well as in any other […]

Should You Receive Treatment?

The risky choice of choosing to go through chemotherapy at a later age is a very troubling decision. Many elderly who suffer from colorectal cancer fear the risk of shortening their chance to live by actually opting out of treatment which only does worse. A recent clinical trial in older “frail” patients suffering from advanced […]

Your Soul Stays Young Even As You Age

Growing old is a beautiful process especially if you have a kind heart and a eager personality to continue enjoying who and what you have. (Italian) Nonne saltano alla corda come fossero ragazzine, fantastiche! Translation (English): “Grandmothers jump to the rope as if they were little girls, fantastic!” Most people have a chance to live […]

What does Value In Healthcare Mean To You?

I have been presented with comments and questions from very different people in different walks of life recently. They came to me asking how i would define “value” in healthcare. It has been hard at times because the more I think of it the more difficult the question becomes. In reality it all depends on […]

A Great Year

With the coming new year, I cannot help but think of all the things that both I and the company I am proud to be part of are thankful for the things we have experienced. 2014 was a great year and we all shared some things that were both hurtful as well as joyous. The […]

Come The Brain Age

We do not like to get into politics very much here at Faith and Hope but We would like to admit that something as new and daring as something called the BRAIN initiative, we are all for it.  BRAIN stands for Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Technologies. It literally is a plan to fund multiple […]

A Survey Can Change Your Life

Our world is made up of different cultures, beliefs, ethnicities, and types of personalities. Why we fear each other the most is a true mystery for many people because we are not in nature meant to be fear one another. Societies today are focused on issues of war and injustice when our true fears should […]

Dealing With The Pressure

Ensuring Patient Quality of Care Teepa Snow is an occupational therapist for those living with dementia and other forms of brain change. Her approach to patient interaction and change is strictly to alleviate the stresses that do arise from long interactions between care givers and patients across many platforms. Altercations and misunderstandings between patient and […]

Diversity

  Many Healthcare professionals and patients alike think that healthcare is purely just a business, but it is much more than that. At Faith and Hope Hospice, our care staff is highly trained to deal with the demands of an extremely diverse population. We do this by ensuring our staff is well aware of cultural […]

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