Denton County Living Well Magazine Spring 2015 - Page 20

M Most of us want to know that ost Americans, when our loved ones will be supwe are willing to talk ported through their grief and about death and our given guidance in healing. fears surrounding it, express Hospice can help. fear of being a burden to those The staff and volunteers of we love. None of us wants to Home Hospice are trained be a burden. Because of this, and focused on the goals and most of us have difficulty askchoices of patients and careing for or accepting help even givers, providing the profeswhen it is easily available and sional services, medications, can make a difference to us, equipment, supplies, guidand to those we love. But there ance, education and support comes a time when asking for Courtesy Home Hospice of Grayson needed to achieve the highest and accepting help is the right possible quality of life during this final journey. thing to do – for us, and for those we care most about. When faced with death, most of us want to be comfortable, achieving relief from pain and suffering. Hos- One patient’s wife said of their hospice experience, “What a blessing this week has been to my family. We had time pice can help. Most of us want to spend whatever time is left in familiar to visit and be with and around my husband. There was surroundings with beloved people and pets around us. Hos- love and healing within, and my husband, who was a very proud and disciplined person, was able to die in his home pice can help. Most of us want to maintain our dignity and our right to very comfortably and with dignity.” When the time comes for your final journey, call us…we’ll make choices about our own lives. Hospice can help. Most of us want to mend past hurts, finished unfinished be right there. business, achieve an unmet goal. Hospice can help. Most of us want to spend time saying, “I love you,” and For more information about Home Hospice of “good-bye,” in whatever way we find comfortable. Hos- Grayson, Cooke & Fannin Counties visit www. pice can help. homehospice.org or call 940-665-9891. Hospice Can Help • Supporting your choices for end-of-life care • Comprehensive, compassionate services to meet your needs when even the toughest Texan needs a little help. Call us ... we’ll be right there. • Care for your family Your nonprofit hospice governed by local leaders Serving Cooke County 1001 E. Broadway • GainEsvillE 940.665.9891 • www.homehospice.org 18 DENTON COUNTY Living Well Magazine | SPRING 2015