A stroke is a serious and dangerous occurrence, and those who experience a stroke typically require extensive attention, therapy, and care while recovering.
Most people don’t think about senior living until they need to or until it’s relevant to them and their families. Because of this, there are many misconceptions surrounding the senior living industry and the types of care available. For example, when most people think of senior living, they think “nursing home” or (the more ageist idea) “old folk’s home.”
While palliative care is becoming an increasingly sought out care option, many people may still not know what these services are or what they provide. Often confused with hospice care, palliative care focuses on providing relief from the symptoms, discomfort, physical stress, and mental stress at any stage of illness.