Hospice care and palliative care: What’s the difference?
I’ve talked to hundreds of people about the health care options and decisions they face at the end of life. It’s a challenging time and understandably many have little knowledge, while others have misconceptions, and some have bitter disagreements.
Here’s a basic primer for two common approaches: hospice and palliative care.
Two myths about hospice care are prevalent. First, many people believe hospice is provided in a place like a hospital. …