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Savvy Senior: Underutilized Palliative Care Services Can Help Relieve Pain

 

April 1, 2019



Dear Savvy Senior,

What can you tell me about palliative care? My husband suffers from lung disease and is receiving radiation for prostate cancer but is not terminally ill. I’ve heard that palliative care can help him with his pain and discomfort. What can you tell me?

Searching Spouse

Dear Searching,

Palliative care is a very effective service that can help patients relieve the symptoms and stress that often comes with serious illness. But unfortunately, most people don’t know about it, or don’t understand how it can help them. Here’s what you should know.

What is Palliative Car...



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