Carroll Hospital Health Chat: Carroll Hospice Is Now BridgingLife

On the Carroll Hospital Health Chat, Regina Bodnar, assistant vice president of hospice and palliative care services, discusses Carroll Hospice’s new name, BridgingLife: Compassionate care for life’s transitions.

 

 

Listen to the Carroll Hospital Health Chat live each Tuesday morning at 8:20 a.m. on WTTR AM 1470/FM 102.3!

End of Life: Quality or Quantity?

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.

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