Diagnosis: Heart Disease

Senior African American Couple Sitting On Park BenchIf you or one of your loved one is living with heart failure, you know the special needs and challenges you must face on a day to day basis. You can be feeling fine one moment and then the next moment you can experience symptoms such as shortness of breath or fluid retention which are difficult to manage at home without some assistance. Hospice can help manage your condition so unwanted trips to the emergency room or hospitalizations may become unnecessary.

Our specially trained team of health care professionals can provide care and support in your home, nursing home or assisted living center.  The team is made up of physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplains, Home Health Aides, and volunteers whose goal is managing your unique symptoms and enhancing your emotional and spiritual well – being while remaining in your home.  This team is available 24 hours a day to respond to your needs and will make home visits when needed. If your symptoms are not able to be managed at home, we will help arrange for hospitalization and work with the hospital staff to get your symptoms under control and get you home as soon as possible.

Each person is different and the way the disease affects them will also be unique. Hospice care may be right for you depending on how your heart disease is progressing. The best way to determine this is with a health assessment. Call us at 315-634-1100 and set up an assessment with our admissions team. It costs nothing and it will answer your concerns about Hospice care.