Professional Teamwork Enhances Hospice Care

Monday, April 10th, 2017
Posted in Focus On Hospice

Medicare requires that hospice agencies provide an interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals to care for terminally ill patients. The team consists of a physician, registered nurse, medical social worker, chaplain, and hospice aide. Other team members include volunteers, therapists and … Continue reading


Make Your Wishes Known With Advance Directives

Friday, March 10th, 2017
Posted in Focus On Hospice

Many people have difficulty facing their own mortality and death is an uncomfortable topic of conversation for most of us. However, if there is a sudden, unexpected event or you are diagnosed with a terminal illness, advance directives can help … Continue reading


Understanding The Distinction: Hospice Versus Palliative Care

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
Posted in Focus On Hospice

Palliative care and hospice services are similar, yet there are distinct differences as well. While hospice has been available to support patients and families for more than thirty years in our country, palliative care is a more recently recognized area … Continue reading


Not All Hospice Care Agencies Are Created Equal

Sunday, January 1st, 2017
Posted in Focus On Hospice

It is important to understand when hospice care is appropriate and to know what services are available to support patients and their families. Medicare has established minimum requirements for all accredited providers but there are additional considerations that vary widely … Continue reading


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Grace Hospice is Looking for Volunteers
Thursday, November 10th, 2016

Grace Hospice is looking for volunteers. The goal of Grace Hospice is to provide comfort and a quality of life to those in the last chapter of theirs. Free training is available. Read full article

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Grace Hospice is headquartered in Troy, Michigan. We provide hospice services, palliative care and bereavement support to patients and their entire family in over 20 locations nationwide.