Tags Hospice care

Tag: hospice care

Seniorcare trends for 2013 show residents 60+ doubled due to aging and relocation to western North Carolina

ASHEVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: A retrospective look at 2013 shows that the aging of western North Carolina's population, together with retirement relocations, has resulted in a rise in the numbers of individuals who may need specialized care during serious illness or at end of life, according to Four Seasons Compassion for Life.

Five Common Ways of Knowing When it's Time to Ask for Long Term Care Assistance for Aging Family Members

FLAT ROCK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 'January is often the time when family members reassess the amount and quality of care they can give, versus what Grandma or Grandpa needs,' says Chris Comeaux, Four Seasons Compassion for Life. As the holiday season draws to a close and families return home to resume work and school, the days following Christmas are frequently a time when the question of how to cope with an aging loved one's long term illness is no longer a concern for the future.

Medical director of Med-West Health Systems, Sylva, Ron Fisher, M.D. to be Honored at Award Event in N.C.

SYLVA, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Respected physician and western North Carolina hospice and palliative care pioneer, Ron Fisher, M.D., will be honored by Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Highlands, peers and colleagues as he retires as medical director of Med-West Health Systems, Sylva, after 27 years of distinguished service. An informal, drop in reception will be Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014.

North Carolina Holiday Season to Remember Loved Ones at 23rd annual 'Tree of Lights' and 'Songs for the Seasons'

FLAT ROCK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Illuminate the joys of the holiday season with Four Seasons Compassion for Life's community celebrations in North Carolina, the 23rd annual 'Tree of Lights,' Friday, December 6, 5:30 p.m., and 'Songs for the Seasons,' Sunday, December 15, from 2-4 p.m.

North Carolina's Four Seasons Compassion for Life Named Regional 'No. 1 Hospice Provider'

FLAT ROCK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Four Seasons Compassion for Life, a respected hospice care provider in North Carolina for almost a decade, leads the western region of the state for its significant percentage of patients served. Four Seasons serves an average of 1,000 persons daily.

Four Seasons Compassion for Life receives HRSA Grant to expand Hospice and Palliative Care in North Carolina

FLAT ROCK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Rural and medically underserved populations of eight western North Carolina counties will now have improved end of life care, thanks to a model education and training program of Four Seasons Compassion for Life. The program is funded by Health Resources and Services Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Long Term Care: North Carolina Residents Living with Serious Illnesses are on the Rise, says Four Seasons Compassion for Life

ASHEVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: According to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, North Carolina area services, options and support result in relocation of patients in need of long-term care options. Fewer than 15 minutes: That's how long it took for a Virginia neurologist to tell Karen Zimmerman, then 51, a member of the Board of Directors of the National Alzheimer's Association, the results of her medical tests.