Welcome to our first installment of Hospice Myths, where each month we will set the facts straight regarding myths surrounding hospice care.
This month’s myth: Hospice is a location. Read More
Audrey Byrd was named Carroll Hospice’s Volunteer of the Year at the annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner in June. She has been volunteering with the organization since fall 2009 and has logged more than 2,000 volunteer hours.
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By John W. Middleton, M.D.
Over my career as a family practice doctor, many aging patients have asked me how to prepare for the end of life. It is my belief that we must always ready ourselves for the end of our lives. We must first recognize our own mortality. Everyone, including me, will continue to grow older; with age comes chronic conditions, serious medical issues and sometimes terminal diagnoses.