Collecting as a Way of Being
Collections are emotional bonds to a certain era in our lives. As we age, we take comfort in these items which remind us of our passions, youth, or how we viewed ourselves in that moment. When we are gone, the assortment of possessions we leave behind is evidence of our existence.
The Hardships of Losing a Pet When Living with Dementia
A common characteristic of those living with dementia can be loss of ambition. Including a pet as part of their environment helps to motivate them with a sense of responsibility and purpose.
Losing Your Taste for Dementia
Learn about the effect of Dementia on nutrition, healthy eating, swallowing and more.
Music Makes the World Go Round
Research suggests life with dementia is easier with music—for both care partners. Music and mood are integrally related.
Life with dementia can stink. Behaviors we have never encountered are suddenly the norm. We fall into bed exhausted from managing things we have never experienced before. Much like odors, things can be fine and then out of the blue . . .
Good news—we can create our own dementia tussie-mussie.
Hospice Team Helps Celebrate 102nd Birthday of American Legion
Recognizing and honoring veterans at the end-of-life is an integral part of our hospice care. Heartland Home Health and Hospice serving Northeastern Wisconsin joined members from The American Legion Post 63 Veterans Memorial in Clintonville, WI to celebrate the 102nd birthday of the American Legion.
Celebrate National Volunteer Week!
April 18-24, 2021 is National Volunteer Week! Thank you to all of our volunteers for your compassion and dedication!
Hospice Team Recognizes WWII Veteran with Quilt of Honor
Recently, WWII veteran and hospice patient, David Masters, was presented with a special recognition in appreciation for his military service.
Celebrate National Healthcare Decisions Day
We are joining a nationwide effort to highlight the importance of advance healthcare decision making.
Hospice Team Member Volunteers Time to Deliver Blankets to Veteran Hospice Patients
Heartland Hospice serving Central Wisconsin and the Montgomery-Plant-Dudley American Legion Auxiliary Unit 10 of Wausau teamed up to donate fleece blankets to veterans receiving hospice care.