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community-based hospice movement has brought dignity and humanity to
the dying process for patients and families. Born of the bitter experiences
of suffering, it has taken hold pretty quickly. Hospice elevates the
quality of a patient's waning days through a variety of measures that
emphasize physical, emotional and spiritual comfort.
the United States alone, according to the Hospice Foundation of America,
more than 3,100 hospice programs care for more than a half million people
a year. And this is a community-based movement, often reliant on volunteers,
came to the U.S., in 1968, only
50 years ago!
love and kindness that hospice provides accommodates the location and
circumstances in which a patient lives. The links below will lead you
to more information about hospice in general or in your area.
here to Submit or update your listing for inclusion on our site.
It’s one of our many free services to help create better access
Hospices, like yours!