Category: Hospice and Transitions

JSSA Hospice – Our Community’s Jewish Hospice

Author: Joy Sexton, RN, BSN, JSSA Hospice Director …my wife and I would like to thank you for making the deaths of my father and mother a loving, respectful, caring experience. After my father Sidney died…the hospice Rabbi was there for my mother, family and friends…and she continued to visit my mother and lend support. […]

Hospice Care

Author: Joy Sexton, RN, BSN, Hospice Director Many patients and their loved ones find profound solace and support in hospice care. With a closer look at the true face of hospice, it’s easy to understand why. The hospice philosophy emphasizes living, not dying, making the most of the days and weeks remaining in the patient’s […]

A Candid Look at the Role of Family Caregivers

Author: JSSA Senior Services Department Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter once said, “There are four kinds of people in this world: those who have been caregivers, those who currently are caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers.” Carter, an advocate for family caregiving and an experienced caregiver herself, recognizes how […]

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