Union Leader: Palliative Care Helps NH Elders Navigate Difficult Diagnoses

Reporter Gretchen Grosky examined New Hampshire’s palliative care approach, and how it is changing medical care for local seniors like Elsa Abele (pictured below) who receives palliative care while for lung cancer.
By GRETCHEN M. GROSKY
New Hampshire Union Leader

Palliative care helps NH elders navigate difficult diagnoses

Editor’s note: This is the first of two articles looking at how palliative care is changing medical care for New Hampshire’s seniors. Tomorrow, the series provides a behind-the-scenes look at how it works. Elsa Abele was putting her summer garden to bed last fall and felt a pain in her shoulder blade.