Palliative and Hospice Care Explained

Evaluating care options can be overwhelming, especially after a new diagnosis or a grave prognosis. It’s in these moments that informed decision making is critical when caring for a loved one.

When facing a progressive terminal illness or end-of-life care decisions, many families turn to palliative or hospice care for relief. Both models of care are designed to improve quality of life, but they are different. Understanding how palliative care differs from hospice and knowing the benefits of each will help you advocate on behalf of your loved ones and make informed decisions regarding their care.

Need help understanding what’s best for your loved one? We've put together a resource to explain the who, what, where, and how of palliative and hospice care.

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