Can I Afford Hospice?

When you’re nearing the end of your life, your greatest wish may be to put aside your other worries to give your family as much time and love as you can. Sadly, the many end-of-life ...

Advance Directives—The COVID Factor

COVID-19 has brought a new sense of urgency to advance care planning. “Since the beginning of the pandemic, we’ve been trying to get in front of this difficult situation by having honest discussions with our ...

Is It Time For Hospice? Watch for the Signs

My dad was really late. For about 20 minutes, I’d been standing at the checkout lanes where we’d agreed to meet. He wasn’t usually a slow shopper. In fact, he liked going to Walmart because ...

Part 4: Advance Directives—Personal Perspectives

In our previous blogs, we talked about the importance of having an Advance Directive, offered conversation starters, and addressed some myths, common misconceptions, and the truth about Advance Directives. In this blog, we’re sharing personal ...

Part 3: Advance Directives—Myths and Truths

The medical care Americans would choose near the end of their lives is often different from the treatments they actually receive, according to a 2017 study. That study, which analyzed the responses of nearly 800,000 ...

Part 1: Advance Directives—The Gift of a Lifetime

At Lifesprk, we empower individuals to maintain control of their lives as long as possible. That’s why we believe so strongly in the value of the Advance Directive—because it gives you greater control over your ...