Downloadable Hospice Information
Considering Hospice Care: A Discussion Guide for Families
This comprehensive, user-friendly booklet helps families discuss or just think about hospice care.
Disease-Specific Hospice Information
- Heart Disease (PDF)
- ALS (PDF)
- Alzheimer's Disease (PDF)
- Cancer (PDF)
- COPD and Lung Disease (PDF)
- HIV and AIDS (PDF)
- General Neurologic Diseases (PDF)
- Kidney Failure (PDF)
Is It Time to Call Hospice?
Is the patient still getting the medical help he or she needs? This brochure explains what to look for when it's time to focus on the patient rather than the disease.
The Hospice Medicare Benefit
Medicare, Medicad and Medi-Cal beneficiaries received hospice services at no cost. This brochure explains the basics.
Pain Management and Hospice Care
Pain is the number one symptom of seriously ill patients and the number-one priority for hospice services. This brochure explains how pain is managed.
Veterans Benefits Assistance
Military veterans have unique end-of-life needs; learn how hospice can help.