+ Isn’t hospice only for cancer patients and the elderly?
No, hospice care is for all ages. Hospice serves patients living with a number of different illnesses including, but not limited to, cancer, Alzheimer’s/dementia, renal disease, liver disease, AIDS, heart disease, COPD, ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) and adult failure to thrive. Hospice care is available for patients who have been diagnosed with a life-limiting illness, regardless of the type of illness. Back to FAQ’s