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Facts and Questions about Hospice

Is Hospice services only for those who have a few days to live?

Are Hospice staff available by phone any time, day, or night?

Does Hospice stop services if an individual lives longer than 6 months?

Is Hospice services only available to people with cancer?

Can Hospice be provided in a nursing home?

Hospice care helps the dying individual by speeding up the dying process?

Who can make a referral to Hospice?

A primary goal of hospice is to treat the emotional needs of the dying individual and their family