Hospice & Palliative Care
Advanced illness and end-of-life care and decisions can be challenging to navigate. Honoring the wishes of the person you care for is important. There are resources and programs that can help.
Hospice is a program that provides comfort and support for people near the end of life. The focus of hospice is on managing pain and comfort rather than curing an illness. Palliative care is similar to hospice. Palliative care provides relief from symptoms and treats the underlying illness.
This section will help you understand the different options available to the person you are caring for.