42017Oct

Life Source Services Hospice Offers Education, Informed Decision-Making, and Palliative Care for Patients and Family Caregivers

Life Source Services, a leading provider of hospice and palliative care in Paramus, New Jersey announces exciting plans to expand its New Jersey palliative care program. The palliative initiative for the Paramus hospice will provide education and resources to assist New Jersey patients and families learn more about palliative care, including the relief of pain symptoms and a general improvement to the quality of life. Life Source’s interdisciplinary team of seasoned palliative and hospice caregivers brings a passionate, considerate, and thoughtful approach to palliative care, with a strong emphasis on establishing care goals and helping patients and families navigate the cycle of care.

Karen D’Imperio, Life Source’s Administrator, is at the forefront of the palliative care push. She explains that Life Source’s team of nurses promotes shared decision-making in helping the patient achieve pain relief. Unlike hospice, she explains that what makes palliative care unique is that it often accompanies curative care and fills a gap in care that may be otherwise be absent. Ms. D’Imperio emphasizes that palliative care treats the whole person.

As a community provider, Life Source understands the importance of communication in care planning. About meaningful discussions with patients and families, Ms. D’Imperio notes that many patients and families have many unanswered questions that Life Source can assist with. Many New Jersey residents facing health challenges, Life Source hopes that its North Jersey palliative care program will help patients improve the quality of their everyday living and add life to each day.

About: Life Source Services provides palliative and hospice services throughout Northern New Jersey, including the following counties: Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, parts of Essex, and Morris.
Contact: Ms. Karen D’Imperio
Phone: 888.865.5103
Address: 230 E. Ridgewood Ave. Paramus, NJ 07652