Trellis Supportive Care, along with other national, state, and community organizations, is leading an effort to highlight the importance of advance care decision-making – an effort that has culminated in the formal designation of April 16th as National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) and Healthcare Decisions Day in North Carolina.
Relief for Patients & Caregivers Impacted by Dementia
According to the CDC, Dementia is not a specific disease. It’s a general term that describes the impaired ability to remember, think, or make decisions. It interferes with doing everyday activities. Nearly 1 in 7 adults over the age of 70 has dementia, and the numbers rise significantly with age.