Hospice Topic Guide
Hospice: Although hospice is an idea not dependent on a particular place or facility, hospice is delivered to the patient and the family at a place. The place is most often the patient's home because that's where most people would like to be in their final months. When hospice care is provided outside the home, every effort is made to make the place as homelike as possible.
Advance Directives Advance directives center around the principles of your right to die and death with dignity. A living will tells doctors what life-prolonging treatments to perform if someone has a terminal condition or is in a persistent vegetative state. Medical power of attorney is someone who makes medical decisions for you if you become unable to make those decisions for yourself.
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