Understanding What Hospice Really Is

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Hospice Quick Facts

1.

People wait too long to start hospice services.

2.

Hospice is a service not a place.

3.

Hospice is a variety of different services not one.

4.

Hospice is for families not just patients.

5.

People who use hospice services have an improved quality of life.

6.

People receiving hospice services have fewer hospitalizations.

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Using hospice services can lower many costs for families.