The diagnosis of a life-limiting illness brings with it questions, fears and concerns. The most frequently heard question: “Can I stay at home?”
The 90-year-old patient with Alzheimer’s disease is withdrawn and rarely communicates. Yet when the woman with the guitar enters her room, the patient’s face lights up.
What happens when a hospice team comes to your home? Some families don’t want strangers to take care of someone they love.
All hospices in Chicagoland are reimbursed in the same way, so they do not compete on cost.