Hospice and Palliative Care
Comfort and support for patients and families who are experiencing a life-limiting illness or the loss of a loved one.
All About Hospice
Hospice is a philosophy of care focusing on providing the best possible quality of life for patients faced with a terminal illness.
All About Palliative Care
Palliative care is a medical specialty focused on providing symptom management, assisting patients and families in navigating serious illness, making medication decsisions and managing stress.
Hospice in the Nursing Home
This article provides information about accessing hospice (end of life) services within a nursing home setting.
Food and Nutrition with Advanced Cancer
Understand how a terminal illness affects eating and how to support a patient during this time.
Palliative Radiation Treatment
Palliative radiation is the use of radiation to treat a specific area, and in some cases to reduce side effects such as pain and bleeding. Palliative radiation is done to improve the quality of life of the patient.
Supportive articles and websites for bereavement, hospice and grief.