end of life

3 common misconceptions about palliative care and hospice

Regina Tosca, LICSW, Clinical Social Worker, Palliative Care November 09, 2017

Most people are unfamiliar with the term “palliative care” and often confuse it with hospice. Palliative care and hospice services…

How early palliative care can help relieve pain and other symptoms

Regina Tosca, LICSW, Clinical Social Worker, Palliative Care December 04, 2017

People sometimes mistakenly think that accepting palliative care means they have to stop receiving other medical treatment. However, palliative care…

How to approach end-of-life discussions and tools to help

Regina Tosca, LICSW, Clinical Social Worker, Palliative Care January 22, 2018

Preventive medicine is the wave of the future as doctors and patients focus more on maintaining good health. In conjunction…