Hospice care is available to U.S. Veterans through the Veterans Health Administration benefits package. All enrolled veterans are eligible to receive and who meet the medical need for this type […]
Dying at Home
As our country continues to isolate and use all measures to stay safe from infection from COVID-19, you may wonder how this affects your access to hospice care in the […]
For many people, the idea of hospice care lasting more than a few days or weeks seems counterintuitive. That’s because all too often, patients are already in steep decline, if […]
As the CDC is highly recommending celebrating the holidays with family members within the same household or virtually due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19, hospice care is another […]
All of us get concerned and worried when our loved one is diagnosed with a serious illness. As the disease progresses, we notice signs that specialized care, such as hospice […]
There are many myths about hospice care. Often, these misconceptions keep people and their loved ones from getting the care and support they need at a time when they need […]
Each of us is unique in our own way. We have personal likes and dislikes. We all have different values, priorities, desires, fears, interpersonal relationships, spiritual beliefs, and pain thresholds. […]
When it’s time for hospice or palliative care, it can be difficult to make a decision from the myriad of choices facing you. All hospice providers are different, so it can be hard to decide which one to choose. Start by looking for these 7 qualities in any provider.
We believe there is special love and dignity associated with your home. You’re surrounded by cherished mementos and photographs of family members, each one bringing back memories of special occasions or that wonderful vacation.
Lower Cape Fear Hospice ensures that you can easily access hospice and palliative care resources from your home. We are the area’s longest operating nonprofit hospice, and we serve more than 6,000 families each year.
Continue reading to discover answers to the most common questions surrounding hospice and palliative care from home.