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    September 12, 2018
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Inspiring Theuatits by Randy Minter DIFFERENT TYPES OF CARE People often confuse "palliative" and hospice" care, which are different servíces, but may be intertwined. While palliative care largely concerns itself with relieving pain and may be iven along with curative treatments ospice care focuses on a dying erson's last six months (or less) of ife. Both have the goal of making the patient as comfortable as possible, but alliative care can also be performed or terminal and non-terminal atients alike. Thus, anyone can avail im-or herself of palliative care along with any other medications or treatments that may extend life or cure the disease, but hospice care is limited to terminal patients for whom curative treatments (such as chemotherapy) are no longer effective When faced with a loss, many confront the question with regards to funeral planning, "where do I start?" Typically the first decision to be made is that of burial versus cremation followed by choosing a traditional funeral or a memorial service. Also consider creating a list of who will be in attendance. These details will be especially useful for the initial meeting with the funeral home. For more information, please call MOSER FUNERAL HOME at (540) 347-3431. Please stop by our tastefully appointed facility at 233 Broadview Ave., Warrenton, and be sure to ask about our BRIGHT VIEW CEMETERY, located just outside of Warrenton "The simple act of caring is heroic Edward Albert