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What is ALS?

What is ALS?

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a rare neurological disease that predominantly affects the nerve cells that govern voluntary muscular movement (neurons) (those muscles we choose to move). Chewing, walking, and talking are all examples of voluntary muscle...
What causes ALS

What causes ALS

The etiology of ALS is unknown, and doctors are unsure why some people develop the disease and others do not. Scientific evidence, on the other hand, reveals that both genetics and environment have a role in the degradation of motor neurons and the development of ALS....
What Is the Purpose of Hospice Care?

What Is the Purpose of Hospice Care?

The primary goal of hospice care is to improve the quality of life for patients and their families who are facing terminal illnesses. This is accomplished through the management of bodily symptoms, but hospice care is about much more than that. Hospice care may also...
Does Heart Disease Qualify for Hospice Care?

Does Heart Disease Qualify for Hospice Care?

Many people identify hospice care with cancer, but anyone who has been given a six-month or fewer to live prognosis, regardless of their sickness or condition, can benefit from this unique sort of end-of-life care. Here’s how heart disease sufferers can benefit...
A Caregiver’s Guide

A Caregiver’s Guide

  Help for the Older Family in Need Few people are adequately prepared for the responsibilities and tasks associated with providing care for the elderly. The importance of having a game plan in life, which helps us determine where we are going and how we are...
How Much Hospice is Covered Under Medicare?

How Much Hospice is Covered Under Medicare?

What is Hospice Care? The term hospice refers to treatment, services, and care for people who have a terminal illness and are expected to live for no more than six months. The objective of hospice is to provide patients with peace of mind, while also ensuring they get...
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