Hospice and Palliative Care

Information about these two care options that focus on symptom management and quality of life in different stages of disease.
Hospice: The Basics
Hospice is a philosophy of care focusing on providing the best possible quality of life for patients faced with a terminal illness.
Palliative Care: The Basics
Palliative care is a medical specialty focused on providing symptom management, assisting patients and families in navigating medical decisions and manage stress.
Nutrition in Hospice Care
Understand how a terminal illness affects eating and how to support a patient during this time.
Hospice in the Nursing Home
Accessing hospice care for a terminally ill patient living in a nursing home.