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FORT MYERS, Fla.- Serious illness not only affects your health, it can be life-changing.
When multiple health care providers are involved, it can be confusing and overwhelming for the patient.
Making choices that align with the patient’s goals and empowering the patient to live the life they choose is the focus of palliative care.
Dr. Colleen Tallen, Palliative Care Medical Director for Lee Memorial Health System, stopped by the studio to tell us more about the benefits of palliative care when life-changing illness strikes.