Common Hospice Myths
- Myth #1 - Hospice
care is only for people with cancer.
- Fact: Hospice
care is for all patients facing a terminal illness.
- Myth #2 - Accepting
hospice services means giving up, so you should put it off until the last
- Fact: Hospice is all about living life to the fullest. We never
give up hope!
- Myth #3 - Hospice care
will be a financial drain on the family.
- Fact: Hospice takes care of terminally ill patients regardless
of their ability to pay.
- Myth #4 - You can’t keep your own doctor if you become a hospice
- Fact: Hospice works closely with your physician to provide the
best care for you.