This article originally appeared in ehospice
The US National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization has released a video translated into Mandarin highlighting how hospice care can help patients and families navigate end-of-life challenges.
The story features an 88 year old Brooklyn resident originally from China matriarchnamed Sheung Lung Luk. Grandma Luk, as she came to be known, received hospicecare after being diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. It was under the care of MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care that Grandma Luk’s pain was stabilized and she was able to enjoy doing the things she loved most. As seen in this story, the family was particularly relieved to have the support of a hospice nurse who could communicate with them in Chinese.
This video is the first in the campaign to be translated in Chinese, and is now showcased on the “Moments of Life” website.
Read the full article here.