Most of Life
Welcome to Most of Life, the Chapters Health System blog. Pour yourself a cold or hot beverage of choice, pull-up a chair and settle in to learn and become better educated on our blog. From hospice to palliative care to home health and more, read the topics that interest you. Whether you are a patient, loved one, friend or caregiver, there’s something here for everyone.
Please visit Most of Life often for updates and news regarding the ever-changing landscape of advanced illness issues and end-of-life care.
For Spring Hill residents Sherry and Richard Whitford, honoring veterans doesn’t just occur on July 4. It is actually their daily mission.
Retired from the show ring, champion collie now brings joy to patients, families & staff as a pet therapy dog. With each visit, Benjamin makes a difference.
An intense light is shed on end-of-life treatment in “End Game,” which highlights the stories of individuals handling current life and contemplating death.
War and other traumatic events transform individuals in unique, and yet similar, ways. For some, the painful memories do not disappear and PTSD can develop.
If someone has suffered the suicide loss of a loved one, he or she may need help processing grief. But what type of assistance would best meet their needs?
In “DRops of Wisdom,” our physician blog, Dr. Ron Schonwetter, chief medical officer for Chapters Health System, describes the importance of raising Alzheimer’s disease and dementia awareness during the month of June.
Home Runs for Hospice is a breakfast event organized by Chapters Health System to educate the community about how LifePath Hospice provides care and support for patients and families who are in need of compassion.
On DRops of Wisdom, Dr. Stewart Stein, associate vice president of medical services for Chapters Health System, describes the importance of raising stroke awareness during the month of May, National Stroke Awareness Month.
For those who have experienced the benefits of hospice, the gift of giving takes on a personal significance that is quite unique. Yet there is a common thread that runs through everyone — hospice care touched their hearts.
Living in Florida, residents can expect approximately 250 days a year to be filled with the sun’s strong rays. Despite the obvious, however, many Floridians do not understand the perils of the sun. Every year, the month of May is set aside to raise skin cancer awareness.