Caring Connection

We’re always looking for more ways to care for you and your family. That is why we have created these valuable articles to help guide you through some of the most common challenges. From the latest information about health care to how to cope with being a caregiver for someone who is far away or with an advanced illness. You will also learn all the ways that we go above and beyond to be able to continue to care every minute, of every day.

Is Hospice Care Right for Your Loved One With Dementia?

Experiencing a loved one suffering from the cognitive decline associated with dementia is incredibly difficult. However, most people don’t realize that there is an option to ease that suffering for [...]

Does Medicare Cover Hospice Care?

Does Medicare cover hospice care? It seems like a straightforward question. Unfortunately, many family members discover that it’s difficult to find a simple answer when they start researching the Medicare [...]

Meeting Veterans’ Special Needs at the End of Life

U.S. Armed Forces are trained to be mission-focused, stoic and brave. Military personnel—whether deployed at home or abroad—also have extraordinary stresses, including being in combat theater and away from family, [...]

The Difference Between Palliative Care and Hospice

“Dignity is very important, especially when you get to a certain age. Every single day I give thanks for my MJHS doctors, nurses and social worker, as well as for [...]

When Your Loved One is Far Away: Tips for Long-Distance Caregiving

Being a long-distance caregiver is not easy and presents unique challenges.  Although it may at times seem overwhelming or stressful, providing care and support to a family member is one [...]

Options When Your Loved One Can No Longer Live Safely On Their Own

You may have been caring for your aging loved one for a significant amount of time. Maybe you are just starting on this challenging journey. Either way, realizing that they [...]

Donations to MJHS Foundation Support Life-Changing Care

Every moment of every day, the compassionate team at MJHS Health System helps a child, cares for an aging parent, encourages a beloved grandparent, and helps an anxious caregiver cope. [...]

Continuum of Care: The Importance of Seamless, Uninterrupted Care

In life, especially when it comes to health, there are no guarantees. Things can change day-to-day and having a support system, as well as health care system you can rely [...]

Motivating Your Loved One to Participate in Activities

As your loved ones get older, it is not uncommon to notice that they have developed some feelings of indifference toward their normal activities. Daily activities may become more difficult [...]
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Is Hospice Care Right for Your Loved One With Dementia?

Experiencing a loved one suffering from the cognitive decline associated with dementia is incredibly difficult. However, most people don’t realize that there is an option to ease that suffering for [...]

Does Medicare Cover Hospice Care?

Does Medicare cover hospice care? It seems like a straightforward question. Unfortunately, many family members discover that it’s difficult to find a simple answer when they start researching the Medicare [...]

The Difference Between Palliative Care and Hospice

“Dignity is very important, especially when you get to a certain age. Every single day I give thanks for my MJHS doctors, nurses and social worker, as well as for [...]

When Your Loved One is Far Away: Tips for Long-Distance Caregiving

Being a long-distance caregiver is not easy and presents unique challenges.  Although it may at times seem overwhelming or stressful, providing care and support to a family member is one [...]

Options When Your Loved One Can No Longer Live Safely On Their Own

You may have been caring for your aging loved one for a significant amount of time. Maybe you are just starting on this challenging journey. Either way, realizing that they [...]

Continuum of Care: The Importance of Seamless, Uninterrupted Care

In life, especially when it comes to health, there are no guarantees. Things can change day-to-day and having a support system, as well as health care system you can rely [...]

Motivating Your Loved One to Participate in Activities

As your loved ones get older, it is not uncommon to notice that they have developed some feelings of indifference toward their normal activities. Daily activities may become more difficult [...]
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Meeting Veterans’ Special Needs at the End of Life

U.S. Armed Forces are trained to be mission-focused, stoic and brave. Military personnel—whether deployed at home or abroad—also have extraordinary stresses, including being in combat theater and away from family, [...]

Donations to MJHS Foundation Support Life-Changing Care

Every moment of every day, the compassionate team at MJHS Health System helps a child, cares for an aging parent, encourages a beloved grandparent, and helps an anxious caregiver cope. [...]

The History of MJHS Health System: The Brooklyn Ladies

“The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” These famous words uttered by Coretta Scott King are a perfect example of how [...]