National Hospice Month

National Hospice Month

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and hospice and palliative care programs across the country are reaching out to help people understand all that hospice and palliative care offer. In recent months, a number of notable Americans have died. They...
Not All Hospices are Alike

Not All Hospices are Alike

It’s time. You’re facing a life-limiting illness and have decided to enter hospice, an approach to the end of life that provides terminally ill patients with compassionate medical care and symptom relief with dignity, peace, and respect. But, not all hospices are...
What is Comfort Care?

What is Comfort Care?

“We were scared to take hospice. We thought it meant giving up.” Sometimes the first reaction to the word hospice is “But we’re not ready to give up!” Hospice is not about giving up or losing hope. Hospice is about comfort care. Comfort...
Top 8 Hospice Care Myths

Top 8 Hospice Care Myths

Hospice care is a set of specialty services designed specifically for individuals with late-stage illnesses and their loved ones, and includes medical, emotional, spiritual and grief support. Despite its many advantages, for both patients and their families, hospice...
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