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Coping with a Serious Illness

No matter where you are in the course of your serious illness, AuthoraCare Collective can help. As early as diagnosis, our team of health care professionals can help you navigate this confusing time, minimize painful symptoms and set goals for your care.

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We serve patients with any life-limiting illness, including cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), congestive heart failure (CHF), kidney disease, liver disease, dementia, HIV/AIDS, stroke, persistent coma and many others.

Explore how we can assist patients with the following common diagnoses, and learn more about palliative and hospice care:

COPD

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a serious, progressive lung condition. 

Learn more about COPD Care.

Heart Disease

The term “heart disease” encompasses many different conditions affecting heart function. 

Learn more about care for Heart Disease.

Cancer

Cancer is a condition that causes rapid growth of abnormal cells in the body. There are more than 100 types of cancer, all of which present with different symptoms, progressions and methods of treatment.

Learn more about care for cancer patients.

Dementia & Alzheimer’s

Dementia is a common condition, affecting one in six people over the age of 80. Alzheimer’s Disease is the most common type of dementia, but there are many different causes of dementia in older adults. 

Learn more about care for Dementia and Alzheimer’s patients.