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Choosing the best hospice for your loved one

Not all hospice organizations are created equal. It's true that in many communities there is only one choice for palliative care, the kind of care people who are dying get that keeps them comfortable but doesn't aim to cure. Some hospitals have a palliative care unit. Many - probably most - hospices are non-profit organizations that are heaven sent to suffering people and their grateful families. However, there are some hospice organizations where better training for the caregivers is needed, and there are a few hospice organizations that are not well run or well informed.

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You are so right about hospice. Our hospice caregiver for my dad was excellent. My mom currently has Alzheimer's and when the time comes we will go back to that hospice group. They were really helped the whole family. I cannot thank them enough.

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