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Accepting a referral to hospice simply means you have chosen to focus on the quality of life for however much time you have left. The goal of Hospice care is to reduce physical pain, create emotional well-being and enhance spiritual peace.  #nationalhospicemonth

Accepting a referral to hospice simply means you have chosen to focus on the quality of life for however much time you have left. The goal of Hospice care is to reduce physical pain, create emotional well-being and enhance spiritual peace.

Hospice is available at any point that a physician certifies that a person has a life limiting illness and life expectancy is six months or less. People live an average of 29 days longer in hospice care than alternative forms of end-of-life care (and they live with more comfort, dignity and peace). #nationalhospicemonth

Hospice is available at any point that a physician certifies that a person has a life limiting illness and life expectancy is six months or less. People live an average of 29 days longer in hospice care than alternative forms of end-of-life care (and they

Hospice Care Demystified Infographic.Interestingly, this graph says 1% is "charity care or uncompensated" - the category into which Hospice House & Support Care would fall

Interestingly, this graph says is "charity care or uncompensated" - the category into which Hospice House Support Care would fall

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Researchers have shown that clearance of the substance amyloid-beta that forms plaques is impaired in individuals with Alzheimer’s. A group of 12 individuals with early Alzheimer’s were compared to 12 cognitively normal individuals

Hospice care is provided where you are. In your or a family member’s home, a nursing home, or an assisted living facility. In-patient units and VA Hospitals provide Hospice as well.  #hospicemonth #mythsofhospice

Hospice care is provided where you are. In your or a family member’s home, a nursing home, or an assisted living facility. In-patient units and VA Hospitals provide Hospice as well.

The fears associated with death are “being a burden to  family and friends,”  “pain” and “lack of control.” Addressing the whole range of physical and psychological needs of the patient and his or her family in an interdisciplinary way is what makes hospice care so special. #hospicemonth #hospicefacts

The fears associated with death are “being a burden to family and friends,”…

November is National Hospice Month which recognizes the dignity hospice provides for patients and the people who are dedicated to serving hospice patients. #nationalhospicemonth

Although National Hospice Month was in November, any month is fine to recognize "the dignity hospice provides for patients and the people who are dedicated to serving hospice patients." (Wording in quotation marks is from NHPCO.) LOVE my volunteer job!

This final part of life can be the sweetest part because after all we've done, we can finally appreciate how precious a gift life truly is.

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Understand the affordability of hospice and the options available to you when paying for your loved one's hospice care.

Paying for Hospice Care

Understand the affordability of hospice and the options available to you when paying for your loved one's hospice care.

Myths & Facts of Hospice

Myths & Facts of Hospice

"Understanding Hospice" -- this fact sheet provides information on facts and myths about hospice care.

Good booklet to read about end of life, "Understanding Hospice" -- this fact sheet provides information on facts and myths about hospice care.

Questions to ask when preparing for hospice, so it can be a Silver Lining during a terribly sad time.

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Medicare and other health insurance programs cover the cost of hospice care in its entirety. Charitable gift support from the community often allows Hospice providers to care for a person who is not eligible for hospice through their insurance coverage.

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