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Being Mortal free film screening April 27

Being Mortal free film screening April 27

You’re invited to a free screening and discussion of the PBS program “Being Mortal.” This event is a program of Torrance Memorial Medical Center presented in partnership with Caring House. You will be part of a national dialog taking place in our community that asks “Have you and your family had the tough conversations and(…)

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Hospice directory for the South Bay

Hospice directory for the South Bay

Looking for a nearby hospice service? We’ve created a free online hospice directory showing Medicare-certified hospices known to us to serve patients in or near our South Bay (Los Angeles County) area. We’ve noted whether they have served one or more residents at Caring House. Before helping residents, a hospice enters into a care coordination agreement(…)

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You ask, we answer – FAQs

You ask, we answer – FAQs

Find answers to the questions people ask us about Caring House services. Fast. We’ve just added a handy Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page. Take a look. And if you have a resident- or admission-related questions not answered there, let us know. It’s even easy to remember, yourcaringhouse.org/faqs. You ask, we answer.

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Respite assistance now available

Respite assistance now available

Respite assistance gives family caregivers relief from caregiving responsibilities and a chance to rest and recharge. It can be a great help to the person receiving care, and to the whole family. Caring House is now offering respite assistance. The details, The potential resident does not need to be in the last weeks of life, but(…)

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Living arrangements and Medicare hospice services

Living arrangements and Medicare hospice services

We just published a report covering living arrangements and obtaining needed help when a person is receiving hospice services under Medicare. It covers the four levels of hospice, skilled vs. personal care, goals of care, where patients receive hospice services, hiring home care help, moving and receiving care outside the home, and much more. Please take(…)

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Naming Test #4 — Advance Care Planning

Naming Test #4 — Advance Care Planning

“Who Ya Gonna Name?” leads off our popular Advance Care Planning for Smarties series of community classes. See more about our classes at yourcaringhouse.org/resources. Step #1 Step #1 in advance care planning is selecting who will make health care decisions for you if you’re not able to speak for yourself. To help you select, we’ve(…)

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Naming Test #3 — Advance Care Planning

Naming Test #3 — Advance Care Planning

“Who Ya Gonna Name?” leads off our popular Advance Care Planning for Smarties series of community classes. See more about our classes at yourcaringhouse.org/resources. Step #1 Step #1 in advance care planning is selecting who will make health care decisions for you if you’re not able to speak for yourself. To help you select, we’ve(…)

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Advance Care Planning Naming Test #2

Advance Care Planning Naming Test #2

“Who Ya Gonna Name?” leads off our popular Advance Care Planning for Smarties series of community classes. See more about our classes at yourcaringhouse.org/resources. Step #1 Step #1 in advance care planning is selecting who will make health care decisions for you if you’re not able to speak for yourself. To help you select, we’ve(…)

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Advance Care Planning Naming Test #1

Advance Care Planning Naming Test #1

“Who Ya Gonna Name?” leads off our popular Advance Care Planning for Smarties series of community classes. See more about our classes at yourcaringhouse.org/resources. Step #1 Step #1 in advance care planning is selecting who will make health care decisions for you if you’re not able to speak for yourself. To help you select, we’ve(…)

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Advance Directive Wallet Cards now available

Advance Directive Wallet Cards now available

Question: In a health emergency, how will the medical team know who is authorized to speak for you? Answer: They’ll find your Advance Directive Wallet Card. You’ve filled it out and kept it in your wallet with your driver’s license or other identification card. Background You’ve done your Advance Directive and named others to speak for you. But(…)

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