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“You matter until the last moment of your life…and we will do all we can, not only to help you die peacefully, but live until you die.”
- Dame Cicely Saunders, founder of Hospice
The hospice team may include any combination of an attending physician, medical director, home health aide, social worker, spiritual counselor, and volunteers. Each person on the hospital team is committed to individualized, compassionate care.
Hospice is a special way of caring for people who are in the final stages of life. The goal of hospice is to provide emotional, physical, and spiritual support to the individual and their family.
Hospice care can be provided in a person’s home or at a care center. Hospice offers support, education, and expertise to assist caregivers. We strive to improve the individual’s quality of life by managing pain and other symptoms, and providing services to support an individual’s unique needs.
Physicians generally recommend hospice when there is a life-limiting illness and a cure is not possible, and/or when the focus is on comfort instead of a cure.
No. Hospice is for anyone experiencing a life-limiting illness or condition such as advanced heart disease, lung disease, end-stage dementia, and other chronic conditions.
Hospice services are paid for by Medicare, Medical Assistance, and most private insurances.
We are deeply committed to the three “Cs”:
We are a We Honor Veterans program provider.
For more information on our hospice services, please contact us:
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Guardian Angels + Elim Hospice serves the following communities: