What is Hospice?Frequently Asked Questions
“Multiple studies have shown that palliative care, including hospice, is often associated with people living longer.”
Dr. Ira Byock
What is Hospice?
Does referral to hospice mean giving up hope?
Should I wait for my doctor to suggest hospice?
Are services available to me for conditions other than cancer?
Will I keep taking my current medications?
Should I wait to start hospice until my symptoms are more advanced?
Can I keep my current physician?
Will I be given pain medication if I’m not having symptoms?
How often will the nurse come to see me?
Are your services covered by insurance?
What about other treatments?
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Collabria Care is here to help with your concerns about the needs of older adults and adults with chronic illnesses. Call the number below to talk to a trusted voice.
414 South Jefferson Street Napa, California 94559
Phone: 707.258.9080 | Fax: 707.258.9088