For many dying seniors Hospice care (palliative care) happens only as an afterthought.
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I wonder how many dementia caregivers really understand Hospice? How many take the time to plan well in advance for the utilization of Hospice?
The evidence seems to indicate not many.
Do you know how Hospice works? Have you discussed Hospice care with your doctor? Do you and your doctor have a plan in place to utilize Hospice?