"We are all just walking each other home." -Ram Dass

Frequently Asked Questions About Hospice Care

What is hospice care?

Hospice is a holistic approach to health care for those with a life-limiting illness. The goal of hospice is to alleviate pain and control symptoms with an emphasis on quality of life.

When is it time to choose hospice care?
Is hospice only for people with cancer?
Do I need a referral to hospice?
Who will provide care for our loved ones?
Will you come to my house?
Is hospice only for the last few days or weeks?
Can my family and friends visit?
What if I do not have insurance or Medicare/Medicaid?
Does hospice require a DNR?
Who is there to support my family?

Offering a Helping Hand


Choosing hospice care is an important and sometimes confusing decision to make. You are not alone—we can help you to make the best choices for your care or the care of your loved one. 


We are here to guide you through your journey. Please fill out the form with any unanswered questions or download our Patient & Family Handbook or Amenities Guide.

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Our staff will contact you to answer your questions.

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