Who Can Benefit from Hospice Services?

Patients who have been diagnosed with a life-limiting condition, with a prognosis of 6 months or less, should the disease follow its natural course.

Patients in times where curative measures are no longer effective or desired by the patient.

The families and caregivers of these patients

Hospice care benefits patients with a number of different diagnoses such as:


End-Stage Cardiovascular Disease


Congestive Heart Failure

Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

End-Stage Renal Disease


Multiple Sclerosis

Liver Disease

End-Stage Alzheimer's Disease

End-Stage Dementia




Patients suffering recent deterioration, frequent emergency room visits and/or hospitalizations, or discontinuing aggressive treatment may also be eligible for hospice care.


Nurses available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Care in the comfort of your own home

Care in the nursing home or assisted living facility

Respite care

Continuous care during crisis

Hospice will provide all medications related to hospice diagnosis

Hospice will supply all necessary care items and medical equipment related to hospice diagnosis

Bereavement program

Grief support groups

Spiritual care and counseling

Regular visits by nurses and home health aides

Palliative care in the comfort of your own environment

Intensive symptom and pain management

Pursuit of available community resources