These weekly emails aren’t just a few ideas thrown together at the last minute. Rather, they are words strung together with the utmost appreciation for staff; sentences that tell a story about the amazing hospice care and supportive services TRU HNC provides day in and day out; and paragraphs that weave a testament to the Trusted, Responsive, and Unparalleled care TRU HNC seeks to provide not only to our community, but to each other.
Veterans with life-limiting illnesses face unique issues that can exacerbate physical and emotional symptoms at an already difficult time. In response to these challenges, TRU Hospice of Northern Colorado offers TRU Heroes, a special end-of-life care program that’s based on the principles of comfort, choice, dignity, and respect and tailored to the specific needs of veterans and their families.
Many people think that being on hospice means lying in a bed, barely conscious. Tom is a patient who proves that is not case. Many of his final moments were anything but ordinary, and they would not have been possible without the help of TRU Hospice of Northern Colorado. Here are some of the common myths of hospice we’d like to clear up for you.
Do the holidays make you feel uneasy? They are fast approaching. If you're dreading them due to the loss of someone you love, know that your feelings are normal and you are not alone. Read on for tips on how to get through these days.
It’s an all too common situation. A family is at the bedside of a loved one who is seriously ill and nearing the end of life. Each member of the family has a different idea of what should be done and what the patient would have wanted. Far too many people wait until they are in the midst of a health care crisis before thinking about what options are available or what type of care they or their loved ones would have wanted.