Stepping Stones in Care Needs: Turning to Hospice after a Terminal Diagnosis
Posted Nov 05 2010 12:00am
The hospice message that "no one need die in pain" is one many of us find appealing. Yet hospice care is still rather a mystery to multitudes of people. Also, as with any other type of care, some hospices are better than others. In general, however, most hospice organizations comply with their mission of helping people live the last months or their lives with dignity and free of pain.
Hospice Care Becomes Personal
While I'd been aware of hospice care for years, the first time I used the service was for my dad. After ten years of dementia brought on by side effects of surgery