Angel Foundation assisting former police officer with Florida wish

By Kayleen Petrovia Marysville Journal-Tribune Jenn Dickerson was determined to do everything she could for her brother, Craig Nicol, while he battled cancer. She searched online for organizations that grant wishes for adults with terminal illnesses and was “totally surprised” to find The Angel Foundation. The Van Wert, Ohio-based non-profit affiliated with CHP Hospice, arranges wishes…

Exploring hospice and palliative care

If you or loved ones are facing a serious illness, you may have heard the terms “palliative care” or “hospice.” You might have even heard these terms used interchangeably. But palliative care and hospice aren’t the same. While they have a lot in common, there are some important differences. CHP provides both, but to get…

Most Wait Too Long to Start Hospice

Hospice centers provide valuable end-of-life care for those facing terminal illness. So, why aren’t more people using these centers for longer stays? Established in 1982, the Medicare hospice benefit (MHB) gives recipients access to high-quality care near the end of their lives. But, research in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society states that those who utilize…