Whether stand-alone or part of a hospital or care facility, hospice facilities provide complete end-of-life care.

Though one convention is to consider hospice care when life expectancy is six months or less, entering a hospice facility doesn't mean "giving up." Learn about the different approaches and services of facilities in your area.

Unlike many other medical facilities, hospices tend to:

  • Focus on controlling pain, rather than curing illness
  • Address the entire family's emotional and spiritual needs
  • Provide professional help with grief and bereavement


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