The Truth About Seeing Your Doctor When Receiving Hospice Care

One of the most misunderstood aspects of hospice is the ability to see your own doctor while receiving hospice care, including what limitations exist and what it might cost. We shed some light on the specifics in this article.

What Does ‘Comfort’ Mean in Hospice Care?

To truly understand what makes hospice care unique, and why it’s often chosen when a patient nears the end of life, it’s important to define what ‘comfort’ means in the context of hospice services and how it improves quality of life for patients and their families.

How Does Hospice Work?

Those considering care options for a life-limiting illness might not know how hospice works or about its many benefits. We break it down so you can feel more confident in what to expect on the journey.

5 Common Questions and Answers About Medicare and Hospice

There are a few important things to know about Medicare coverage for hospice care, as well as Medicaid, to help avoid any confusion or issues for the patient and/or family. Here are some of the main areas to become familiar with related to Medicare, Medicaid, and hospice care.

Is it Time to Consider Hospice for Your Loved One?

Time to Consider Hospice Care for a Loved One

In the face of a terminal diagnosis, choosing a path that will provide our loved ones with the greatest quality of life and care possible in the days ahead is a significant emotional responsibility.

My Loved One or I Have Been Referred to Hospice – Now What?

Remarkable Hospice

Regardless of your perspective or understanding of hospice, if you or a loved one has recently been – or are expecting to be – referred to hospice care, you’re probably wondering, “Now what?”

What If My Loved One Can’t Make Medical Decisions?

In circumstances where a person can’t make decisions about a health challenge or terminal diagnosis independently, loved ones can feel overwhelmed with more questions than answers. These decisions are as personal and unique as each family.

When Hospice Might Not Be the Right Care Option

For many people, hospice provides compassionate support physically, emotionally, and spiritually during the end-of-life journey – we also understand that hospice isn’t the best choice for everyone.