Formerly Sutter VNA & Hospice and before that Home Hospice of Sonoma County & the oldest hospice in Sonoma County. Sutter Care at Home extends the continuum of health care from hospitals and doctors' offices directly into patients' homes, where they receive medical attention, education, and compassionate care needed to recover or live with illness to the fullest extent possible. There focus is to keep families together during a stressful time, and we care for the whole family with social services ... Read More
The Body’s mission is to:
- Use the Web to lower barriers between patients and clinicians.
- Demystify HIV/AIDS and its treatment.
- Improve patients’ quality of life.
- Foster community through human connection.
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Susan Keller, Executive Director of the Community Network, wrote this piece at the request of the Press Democrat for the Close to Home feature in the Sunday edition. The aim was to help inform the community given all the rhetoric at the national level about "death panels" with regards to national health care reform. This essay was published online Sept 19, 2009 and in the Sunday print edition Sept 20, 2009. Includes photo of Susan Keller.
Visit Time to address the need to improve end of life care ... Read More
When a person is first diagnosed with a serious illness, feelings of shock and stress may make it difficult to think of everything to ask the doctor. Often, it helps to make a list of questions. To help remember what the physician says, you may want to take notes or bring a family member or friend with you to your appointment.
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