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What is Hospice Care?

According to the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, 80 percent of elderly American people would prefer to spend their final days of life at their home surrounded by family members and loved ones, rather than in a hospital setting. Yet, few elderly people make adequate preparations for palliative and end of life treatment. Developing a plan for a terminally ill family member’s care and support during their final days allows the patient and family to make optimal use of their remaining time together. Hospice care is a form of palliative treatment which focuses on the physical, emotional and spiritual
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