At Tulip, we have the utmost respect for the men and women who take care of patients before they pass. You are experts at caring for those who are in their final days and weeks. Your knowledge, comfort, and insight are invaluable and we know how much families trust and rely on you.

We’ve designed Tulip Cares Professional to offer you resources to make your jobs just a bit easier. We’ve reached out to trained hospice and palliative nurses and other end of life care professionals to design resources they wish they had to share with families. We’ll also include articles and tools to help explain funeral and cremation planning so you can better guide families through the next phase in their loved one’s journey.

As you explore our site, we hope you find helpful information to assist you in caring for your patients and their families. We thank you for the work that you do, and hope Tulip Cares can serve as a tool for you and the families you serve.

Recognizing, Treating and Preventing Caregiver Burnout

Caregivers of hospice and palliative patients experience significant stress, which can lead to mental and physical complications, or exacerbate existing conditions. Caregivers are often referred to as ‘hidden patients’ – though not the primary focus of the hospice or palliative team, the holistic approach to patient care taken by this specialty practice recognizes the importance…

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Resources for Veteran Families

All Veterans deserve to receive benefits that they have earned by faithfully serving our country. Below, you will find a variety of resources to help you find the information you need. Applications Application for Burial Benefits Application for Headstone or Marker Application for American Flag Application for Presidential Memorial Certificate Request for Military Record Application…

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How to Plan a Living Funeral

Celebrate your loved one’s life with them, not without. A living funeral might sound like an oxymoron, but this type of ceremony is gaining popularity worldwide. Depending on you, your loved ones, and life circumstances, a living funeral is a thoughtful way to celebrate a life well-lived. Living funerals, or pre-funerals, are celebrations held while…

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