palliative care

What Does Heart Failure Mean for Intimacy?

the MWHC Blog Team August 26, 2016

What does Heart Failure Mean for Intimacy? Patients with advanced illnesses face a variety of side effects. But little thought…

Palliative Care: Improving Quality of Life for the Seriously Ill

the MWHC Blog Team November 16, 2016

From relieving pain to reducing symptoms to restoring peace of mind, palliative care helps seriously ill patients live a better…

Celebrated Physician: Clint Pettit, MD

the MWHC Blog Team July 07, 2017

Why Palliative Care? In recent years, more and more patients facing a serious illness have turned to the complimentary discipline…

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…