Hospice Care Center

Hospice careHospice care is provided to people who are terminally ill, and this type of care has proven to increase the quality of life when end of life is near. Here are several informational articles to help you learn more about hospice care.

Hospice: A Helping Hand

A hospice, originally lodging kept by a monastic order for travelers, has become a trusted form of medical and emotional care for the terminally ill. Hospice focuses on relieving symptoms and supporting patients with a life expectancy of fewer than six months to live. Learn more about what is Hospice

Hospice Care and What to Expect

In the United States, hospice care development and services are guided by the Medicare Hospice Benefit (MHB). Because 95% of hospice care is in the form of routine home care, clinicians and patients may not be aware that there are four distinct levels of care. Patients may be admitted into a hospice program at any level and may transfer between levels as needed. Learn more about what to expect when a loved one requires Hospice Care

Hospice Costs and Benefit Options

Because the decision to seek hospice care generates intense feelings of anxiety, isolation, grief and confusion, it is helpful to know that financial support is available. As with all other aspects of aging, understanding the financial obligations and benefits before the time of need can significantly lessen anxiety. Learn more about Hospice Costs and your financial options…