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Palliative Care and Hospice Can Enhance Quality of Life at Different Stages

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Dear Carol: My mom has advanced lung disease and is also in the middle stages of dementia. While we understand that neither​ of her diseases can be cured, we’re told they can be managed. I think that management should be about making her quality of life the best it can be, but ​Mom’s miserable. When I asked her doctor about options, he said they are doing all they can for now. ​I suggested ​​hospice care, but he says that he doubts that she’s “ready.” I feel so helpless. What else is there? – VL

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