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Whatcare is palliative care? Hospice and palliative

Palliative care (pronounced pal-lee-uh-tiv) is care t improving the quality of life of people with serious illnesses. It helps them fi Palliative care stress and symptoms that might be related to having a serious illness. Pallia What is palliative care? Palliative care is care that focusesto onfamily improving quality of life of people with provides support andthe loved ones. serious illnesses. It helps them find relief from pain, stress and symptoms that might be related to having a serious illness. Palliative care also provides support to family and loved ones. Ask your doctor if palliative care is right for you.

provides palliative care? Palliative care is delivered by a team of doc Ask your doctor if palliative care is Who right for you. caring people like social workers, chaplains, nutritionists, and pharmacists. Who provides palliative care? support that focuses on your unique needs. Palliative care is delivered by a team of doctors, nurses, and other caring people like social workers, chaplains, nutritionists, and pharmacists. The Where team offers support that focuses on your uniqueYou needs. can I receive palliative care? can receive palliative care in man In addition to your home, you may receive palliative care in: hospitals with p Where can I receive palliative care? outpatient palliative care clinics, long-term care facilities, including assisted-l You can receive palliative care in many different places. In addition to your home, you may receive palliative care in: hospitals with palliative carecenters. teams, outpatient palliative care clinics, long-term care facilities including assisted-living and cancer centers.

What types of services can I expect from palliative care?

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 Receiving massage or music therapy from certified therapists to help Who pays for palliative care? Finding resources that guide you to financial and legal help, if needed Medicare Part B and Medicaid offer some coverage for palliative care benefits. So do some private insurance pays The for palliative palliative Medicare B and Medicaid plans. Make sure to check with yourWho insurance. carecare? team can help you Part with financial questions offer some co care benefits. So do some private insurance plans. Make sure to check with or concerns. palliative care team can help you with financial questions or concerns.

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Hospice What is Hospice?

Hospice care is a special kind of care that an individual and their family or loved ones choose. Hospice care helps people with life-limiting illnesses live their final months in comfort and dignity. Hospice care is special because it also helps the individual’s family and caregivers.

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Many families have little or no experience caring for someone who is dying. The hospice team can help you and your family or loved ones in many ways. For example, the hospice team provides comfort care to relieve Palliative Care pain and symptoms, offers emotional and spiritual support, teaches specific care techniques, arranges for necessary equipment, and answersWhat questions you or your care? family may have. care (pronounced pal-lee-uh-tiv) is care that is palliative Palliative

improving the quality of life of people with serious illnesses. Where can I receive hospice care?

It helps them find stress and symptoms that might be related to having a serious illness. Palliativ Wherever you call home. For example, a private home, assisted living community, long-term care facility, support to family and loved ones. hospital, group home, foster home,provides or an apartment. your doctor palliative care is right for you. When should I talk to myAsk doctor aboutif hospice?

Ask your doctor and talk with your family about your care options and services, including hospice, in the early Who provides palliative care? Palliative care is delivered by a team of doctors stages of a serious illness that can shorten your life. Hospice services can help you and your family for months, caring people like social workers, chaplains, nutritionists, and pharmacists. The not just days. support that focuses on your unique needs.

What if I live alone or don’t have family nearby?

Where can receive care? Youhome, can even receive The hospice team can talk to you about choices forIstaying safepalliative and comfortable in your if youpalliative live alone. care in many d In addition to your home, you may receive palliative care in: hospitals with palli Hospice services may also be available in your region through skilled nursing facilities or residential hospices. outpatient palliative care clinics, long-term care facilities, including assisted-livin When is hospice care available centers. to me? The hospice team will talk to you and your family about how often you need regular visits and then schedule them. The hospice team itself doesWhat not provide 24-hour care, butcan canIhelp makefrom arrangements if that is what types of services expect palliative care? you need. Hospice care includes access to a registered nurse who is on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for  Working with your doctor to find ways to be as comfortable and indepen emergency situations. like to be. Who pays for hospice?  Talking with doctors and nurses to learn how to manage your illness. Hospice services are paid for by Medicare, Medical Assistance, MinnesotaCare, health  Meeting with a social worker to most find private ways to talkinsurance with family members or companies, or you may pay privately. Veterans’ benefits are also available. Your hospice program works with your illness. you and your family to identify ways to pay for services.  Providing emotional, spiritual, or religious support to you and your loved  care Talking withIthe team to create a plan that is built on your values and wi Can I choose to end hospice once have enrolled?  Receiving massage or music from certified to help wit Hospice care is always the choice of you and your family. If you would like totherapy stop hospice care services therapists at any resources that youif to and legal help, if needed. point, that choice is yours. You alwayshaveFinding the choice to re-enroll at aguide later date youfinancial are still eligible.

Who pays for care? Medicare Part B and Medicaid offer some cover Does hospice provide any support topalliative the family after the patient dies?

Hospice provides grief support to care the family for up to the patient’s plans. death. Make sure to check with yo benefits. So13 domonths somefollowing private insurance palliative care team can help you with financial questions or concerns.

Call (651) 917-4616, email [email protected] or visit www.mnhpc.org

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We Bring the Caring Home Fairview Hospice Services

When life expectancy is limited, Fairview Hospice staff and volunteers will help you and your family focus on improving the quality of your remaining days. For almost 30 years, Fairview Hospice has provided medical, emotional, social and spiritual care for our patients. We bring our end-of-life care to your own home whenever possible – whether you live at home, a long-term care site, a group home, an assisted living site or a residential hospice. Loved ones of Fairview Hospice patients state overwhelmingly that they would recommend Fairview Hospice.

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Established in 1991, we are a small faith-based nonprofit home care and hospice with local employees serving local residents. We are growing strong by sharing our faith-based mission with our clients, their families, and the communities we serve. Our Mission – To Share Christ’s love by providing holistic and compassionate care to adults with chronic illness, recent acute illness, and to those facing end of life. Counties we serve: Anoka, Isanti, Mille Lacs, Sherburne, western Hennepin, Wright www. gaehomecarehospice.org Buffalo 763-682-2726

Elk River 763-241-0654

Cambridge 763-522-2160

Christian Mission † Community Based † Continuity of Care

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HEALTHEAST® HOSPICE

SUPPORTING QUALITY OF LIFE, DIGNITY, AND COMFORT

THE PILLARS HEALTHEAST HOSPICE HOME

As an established leader with over 30 years experience, HealthEast Hospice provides compassionate, quality care and support for a person with a life-limiting illness and their family. Our multidisciplinary team offers comprehensive hospice services to patients in homes, assisted living facilities, skilled nursing facilities, and residential hospices in the Twin Cities and surrounding communities. We welcome close collaboration with our partners to help patients and families live each day as fully as possible.

When people facing end-of-life require care beyond what home can offer, the Pillars offers specialized, quality, compassionate care in a home-like, nature setting in Oakdale, MN. Services include eight private suites (each with private bath and patio - opening onto the adjoining woods and pond), 24 hour onsite nursing staff and guest amenities.

For referrals or to learn more about HealthEast Hospice Care, call 651-232-3767 or visit healtheast.org

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“We wish we had known about Hospice care sooner”

Home Health Care Hospice Care · I.V. Care As folks advance in their illness, we comfort patients and families with our end-of-life expertise and compassionate care, wherever they call home. 2685 Long Lake Road, Roseville, MN 55113 888-633-6522 heartlandhomehealth.com 4 Minnesota Offices In: Roseville, Rochester, Brainerd and St. Cloud 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

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N. C. LITTLE MEMORIAL HOSPICE, INC. 7019 Lynmar Lane – Edina, MN 55435 Phone: (952) 928-9394 Fax: (952) 925-3578 Website: Littlehospice.org Email: [email protected] Conveniently located just two blocks west of France Avenue South, off 70th Street Little Hospice, Minnesota’s longest operating residential hospice, has been providing hospice care to terminally ill patients and their families since 1996. Located in the heart of Edina, near Southdale, we are licensed by the State of Minnesota and are members of the state and national hospice associations. The Little Hospice offers tender, loving care for your loved one: * Eight private rooms; each with hospital beds, cable TV, radio and private phones * Two nurses plus extra staffing 24 hrs/day * Call lights answered within 30 seconds * Home-like atmosphere for patients and families in a large, converted double bungalow * 24 Hour visitation * Home cooked meals * Families/friends may stay overnight * Two large family recreation rooms with pingpong table, Foosball, TV, and children’s play area * Chapel and spiritual resources

Our interdisciplinary team includes: * Physician Medical Director * Director of Nursing * 20+ Registered Nurses * Volunteer Coordinator * Bereavement Coordinator * Grief Support leader * Social Worker * Chaplains * 100 + volunteers The “Little Hospice” is a Minnesota non-profit organization, 501(c)(3); private pay. Emergency admissions nights and weekends from emergency rooms or homes. Dr. Steven R. Rousey, Medical Director Robert J. Solheim, Administrator Alexis Wood, RN, Director of Nursing

We continually receive compliments from patients and families about the loving, compassionate, and skilled care provided patients and families at Little Hospice. ©

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“In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, O Lord, will keep me safe.” Psalm 4:8 NLT

Comfort, compassion, support ®

Optage® Hospice recognizes that everyone deserves to live life with respect and dignity, alert and free of pain, in an environment that promotes qualify of life. Along with nursing staff and social workers, Optage Hospice includes chaplains in their core care team, there by providing a strong and integrated system that services the whole person. One family member commented: “Optage Hospice was a caring and dependable team. They provided exceptional care for my father and me. Could not have done this without them. What a gift they have.”

Optage® is the service division of Presbyterian Homes & Services and grew from a rich history, spanning more than a half-century of housing and health care choices for older adults, provided in a spirit of Christian ministry. All faiths welcome.

Call 651-746-8200 or visit www.optage.org to learn more.

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Palliative Care with the Comforts of Home The Palliative Care Program Includes:

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• Specialized care for those experiencing the symptoms of an end-stage chronic or terminal illness • 24-hour collaboration with hospice providers • Eight private care suites, complete with a private bathroom, nestled in a residential home setting • 24-hour on-site licensed nursing • Pastoral care available for families of all faiths in an on-site chapel • Expansive private guest room for family and visitor use

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Saint Therese at St. Odilia is located in a beautiful home on the St. Odilia Catholic Campus in Shoreview.

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To learn more about Saint Therese at St. Odilia call

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Sholom A tradition of enriching life

/ SHOLOM JOHNSON HOSPICE AGENCY \ We are committed to providing comprehensive services to families and individuals facing end of life with compassionate care for mind, body, and spirit. johnson hospice

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