Category: hospice

When your loved ones need to enter hospice care, there are many different concerns for family members. One of the top issues is often determining how to pay for hospice and trying to understand the various benefits and options that are associated with your specific coverage. While Medicare and Medicaid often cover hospice, there are… Read More »

As we counsel families through the process of selecting compassionate service when hospice is recommended, we encounter a myriad of widely-believed myths about hospice care that prevent many people from getting the support they need when they need it. Here, we aim to debunk the most common hospice myths we hear and, in the process,… Read More »

Deciding to transition a loved one to comfort care can be a difficult conversation for family members to have. Those closest to the patient might feel resistant, and others might not know how to make such an important decision.    It’s not uncommon for someone nearing the end of life to place great value on… Read More »

Receiving a serious or terminal diagnosis could indicate that hospice care is needed in the future. It’s important to know that hospice care is not synonymous with dying. With a terminal diagnosis, death may not occur for months or even years.