Caring for a loved one can be a challenging responsibility, and as a caregiver, you may sometimes feel overwhelmed and unsure of where to find support. That's why The Hospice of Baton Rouge has created this dedicated resource hub, designed specifically for caregivers. We're here to support you every step of the way on your caregiving journey.

    When is Hospice Helpful?

    What to Expect From Hospice

    Feeding Tubes

    Understanding CPR

    What is a DNR Order?

    Types of Medical Care

    Planning Ahead

    How Hope Grows

    What is Life Support?

    Hospice Care & Concerns

    When is Hospice the Right Choice?

    What is Palliative Care?

    Grief Resources

    Dealing with grief can be an overwhelming experience, and it is normal to feel lost and unsure of where to turn for support. That is why The Hospice of Baton Rouge has created this resource hub designed to help those who are navigating the grief journey.

    Supplemental Resources

    National Healthcare Decisions Day - National Healthcare Decisions Day exists to inspire, educate and empower the public and providers about the importance of advance care planning.

    Pet Peace of Mind® - THBR’s partner in helping provide care for the pets of our patients.

    LaPOST - A Healthcare Quality Initiative Forum

    Grief Resources - A list of thoughtful articles that provide guidance and support for anyone touched by grief or helping others deal with grief.

    National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization - NHPCO was founded in 1978 as a charitable organization advocating for the needs of people facing life-limiting illness.

    Pallipedia - A free online palliative care dictionary by The International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC).

    Caring Connections - A program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO).

    Hospice Foundation of America - Today, one out of three people in the United States choose hospice care when they are dying. Families need to understand hospice care and the steps necessary to access this quality end-of-life option. What is hospice?

    Caring Bridge - Free, personalized websites that support and connect loved ones during critical illness, treatment and recovery.

    Drug Watch - A comprehensive list of drugs and medications that are currently on the market, or were previously available worldwide.

    Well Spouse Association - Addresses the needs of spouses caring for a chronically ill or disabled wife, husband or partner. It offers peer-to-peer support both online and in local groups; info on coping skills; an online forum; and an opportunity to connect with others on the same path.

    Mesothelioma Symptoms - This site is designed to inform the public about one of the most dangerous lung cancers in the world, mesothelioma.