Yet in reality ‘palliative care’ is medical care provided by physicians, nurses and social workers that specializes in the relief of the pain, symptoms, and stress of serious illness ….”
Posted by Patrick Leer—August 8th, 2013
"... Obviously there will come a point when you will need to have conversations one way or another about palliative care, hospice, and dying regardless of what your diagnosis is.
As a caregiver this might be the one surprise you are not prepared for, after all MS is not considered a fatal disease! And your spouse has mild MS or is using disease modifying drugs…. Don’t let yours become intimidated by stigmas or wait too long. Get the facts in your State.
As a caregiver you are no more guaranteed tomorrow than the MS person you care for.”
Thank you http://multiplesclerosis.net/ for the opportunity to share our story of living with MS as a family.