Shelly R. Garone MD


Hospice Care

Hospice care provides medical services, emotional support, and spiritual resources for people who are in the late stages of an incurable illness, such as cancer or Alzheimer’s disease. Hospice care also helps family members manage the practical details and emotional challenges of caring for a dying loved one. Hospice…

Palliative Care

Focuses on palliative care as a holistic—body, mind, spirit—approach to dealing with serious illness. Explains that palliative care team guides talks about treatment, pain management, hospice care, family needs, and legal issues.

Hospice Care

Hospice care provides medical services, emotional support, and spiritual resources for people who are in the late stages of an incurable illness, such as cancer or Alzheimer’s disease. Hospice care also helps family members manage the practical details and emotional challenges of caring for a dying loved one. Hospice…

How Palliative Care Can Help With Goals and Dreams

Palliative care can help you live well. Even when the end of your life is near, you can still try to live as well as possible. Remember to do the things that you love. For example, if you love to garden, you may still be able to garden if you do not overdo it. Talk with your palliative care provider about what you feel…

How Palliative Care Can Help With Spiritual Concerns

Your palliative care team may include a spiritual advisor or chaplain. Spiritual advisors can help you with questions that do not have clear answers. It does not matter what your spirituality or religion is. Your beliefs will be honored and respected. You may want to talk to a spiritual advisor about: The meaning of…