Shelly R. Garone MD FACP


The Difference Between Hospice and Palliative Care

It’s hard to have good days when being sick makes you feel sad, lonely, uncomfortable, or scared. Your quality of life can suffer, not just in your body, but also in your mind and spirit. Palliative (say “PAL-lee-uh-tiv”) care is the field of medicine that helps give you more good days by providing care for those…

The Difference Between Hospice and Palliative Care

It’s hard to have good days when being sick makes you feel sad, lonely, uncomfortable, or scared. Your quality of life can suffer, not just in your body, but also in your mind and spirit. Palliative (say “PAL-lee-uh-tiv”) care is the field of medicine that helps give you more good days by providing care for those…

How Palliative Care Can Help With Pain and Treatment Side Effects

Palliative care is medical care that provides an extra layer of support for people who have serious and chronic illnesses. With palliative care, you have the help of a medical team who are experts in managing treatment side effects such as pain, shortness of breath, or nausea. Managing pain Managing pain is not easy…

Advance Care Planning: Should I Stop Kidney Dialysis?

Guides through decision to stop kidney dialysis for kidney failure. Covers key factors in decision. Covers benefits and risks. Discusses what happens after dialysis is stopped. Offers interactive tool to help you make your decision.

Advance Care Planning: Should I Stop Kidney Dialysis?

Guides through decision to stop kidney dialysis for kidney failure. Covers key factors in decision. Covers benefits and risks. Discusses what happens after dialysis is stopped. Offers interactive tool to help you make your decision.