Caregiving -It Isn’t Easy

Becoming a full time 24/7 caregiver for someone with any chronic illness, including advanced prostate cancer is overwhelming.  Most caregivers find that they  stop their own personal activities, including those that give them personal pleasure.   Caregiving means subverting personal needs in favor of the needs of the patient. This situation often leads to the [...]

Criteria and One’s Experience with Hospice Care

Someone on the advanced prostate cancer online support group ask about what are the criteria to go into hospice care. One individual replied that you would need to be within 6 months of your potential death. Another person replied from their individual experience. They said, “Hospice in CT doesn’t have a life expectancy strictly attached [...]