What Is Hospice

What is Hospice?



What is Hospice?

"It's heavy, but it's sort of the philosophy of Hospice that it's not about death. It's about life. When you are able to comfort the relatives of death, you're able to live life as long as you can."                                                                                                                                                                 - Landon Adams



Hospice is a philosophy.

Hospice is a philosophy of care that offers holistic services focusing on supporting you and your loved ones during an advanced illness.

The emphasis is on comfort and quality of life, rather than finding a cure. Hospice focuses on celebrating life and living in the present moment, it does not support hastening death.


                                                       Our Hospice team is dedicated in providing exceptional care.                                                  Your hospice team Will include:

  • You and your loved one
  • Your Physician
  • Hospice Physicians  
  • Registered Nurses
  • Hospice Aides
  • Social Workers
  • Hospice Chaplain
  • Bereavement Coordinator
  • Volunteers

Other benefits of Hospice care include:

  • Medications
  • Medical Supplies
  • Durable Medical Equipment
  • Personal Hygiene Items
  • Respite Care
  • 24 Hour On-Call Team
  • Short-Term Inpatient Care
  • Crisis Care
  • Bereavement Services
  • Other Services Needed for Symptom Management