Carroll Hospice, in partnership with the Carroll County Bureau of Aging & Disabilities, will present the 30-minute film “Being Mortal” at the county’s senior centers this summer.
Families often wonder if the time is right for hospice care for their seriously ill loved ones.
While each person’s situation is different, here are a few indicators that it is time to consider hospice for your loved one:
Discussing end-of-life care is a conversation no one ever likes to have, but it is so important when determining a patient’s care preferences and treatment options. Having this conversation during the early stages of a serious illness can be beneficial to everyone involved. Patients will feel confident that care decisions made on their behalf will be consistent with their personal wishes, and caregivers will not have to guess if they are making a decision that their loved one would have wanted.