elderly woman holding someone's hand
January 20, 2021

Common Myths About Hospice

We want to dispel some of the common myths about hospice care. This way you can confidently make the best decision for your family and loved ones.

woman holding elderly person's hand
January 13, 2021

Hospice Care Goals

Hospice care can be a necessary part of end-of-life care. With the support of good hospice care, your loved one can receive the treatment needed for comfort in their final days.

Hospice Criteria
January 5, 2021

What Is the Criteria for Hospice Care?

To receive hospice care, patients entering hospice care must meet certain qualifications that are certified by their physicians.

doctor at elderly woman's bedside
January 4, 2021

What Is the Difference Between Palliative Care and Hospice Care?

Both hospice and palliative care are designed to help improve the patient’s quality of life, although to varying degrees of success depending on the illness. Terminally ill patients, such as those with cancer, may need to transition from palliative to hospice care if their symptoms worsen.

How Long does a person live after going on hospice
January 1, 2021

How Long Does a Person Live After Being Put on Hospice?

Most patients don’t realize they could benefit from hospice care much earlier in their illness. A patient may survive 6 months while in hospice, possibly longer, even though there isn’t a cure for their illness.

family with elderly woman
December 31, 2020

What Are the Four Levels of Hospice Care?

Hospice care covers everything from routine home care to respite care for caregivers. Read on to learn more about the four different levels.

holding hands
December 30, 2020

What Does It Mean to Be on Hospice Care?

Hospice care, also known as comfort care, is designed to help a person who is dying to enjoy their life to its fullest. Without a cure available, hospice services provide care that helps the patient feel as comfortable as possible.

Margaret Place main entrance
December 23, 2020

Minneapolis Retirement Communities

Mary T’s assisted living programs help your loved ones get into the right minneapolis retirement communities. Regardless of their needs, our senior housing specialists work hard to make sure that your loved ones get the care they deserve.

seniors in 55+ communities
December 16, 2020

Living in 55+ Communities

Independent living provides living arrangements for seniors in an active adult community. Also referred to as 55 plus communities, independent living gives seniors a new home for adults with an active lifestyle.

respite care woman with arm around elderly woman's shoulder
December 9, 2020

The Benefits of Respite Care

Respite care is designed to provide caregivers with short-term relief. Caregivers who are providing any kind of care, whether it be home health or long-term services, may need a break to provide them with the respite they need between care.

hospice nurse taking care of patient at home
December 2, 2020

What Is Hospice Home Care?

Hospice care is designed to help improve the quality of life in patients who are suffering from life-threatening illnesses or diseases. While it can be done in a facility, hospice care can also be provided in the comfort of your home. Learn more.

two women holding hands
November 25, 2020

Palliative Care vs Hospice

Both palliative and hospice care provide help and assistance to patients who are living with illnesses that limit their ability to care for themselves. Although palliative is a part of hospice care, palliative care can be used as its own practice while a patient is getting treatment for their needs.

Hospice expectations
November 18, 2020

What to Expect From Hospice Care

Moving to hospice care shouldn’t be sad and depressing if you know what to expect. Approach it with the right state of mind and it can leave cherished memories.

Hospice Activities
November 17, 2020

Daily Hospice Activities

What do hospice patients do during the day? Isn’t hospice a place where people just go and die? These are common questions and the latter is not the case. Find out what really goes on in hospice care every day.

How do you know when it's time for hospice care
November 16, 2020

How Do You Know When it’s Time for Hospice?

When is it time to make the call for hospice care? There are a number of qualifications and reasons for transitioning to hospice care and each situation is unique. Read this post to find out what may be right for your situation.

Hospice Patient at Mary T Inc
November 13, 2020

What is it Like in Hospice?

Hospice care involves a number of different types of care. Physically, spiritual, and emotional care are all important.

Mary T Inc Hospice Care
November 12, 2020

Maintaining Communication with Hospice Patients

Be sure that your loved one doesn’t feel abandoned at the end of their life. Keep in touch with them as much as you can. Let Mary T Inc help with the transition that can be scary and overwhelming for your loved one.

Home health vital sign monitoring
September 28, 2020

Home Health Care Services: A Complete Explanation

Few of us think about home health care services until the time comes that we actually need them. Many different services can be provided at home and out of a healthcare facility. Mary T Inc provides all of these services at all stages of the continuum of care. Read on to learn more about home health care services for you or your loved one.