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Hands9...The crux of these conversations is that medicine will do everything possible and then when you give up you will go on hospice care. That is a mistake. Hospice is not about giving up. Hospice is about allowing people who are looking at a terminal diagnosis a chance to live their final weeks or months with dignity and quality of life, minus excessive medical treatment that will do little more than extend pain and misery before the inevitable death process begins.

Read the full article on HealthCentral about the positive move toward hospice care:

Carol Bradley Bursack is the Candid Caregiver

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