More are Turning to Hospice Care

more are turning to hospice careA January 27, 2015 article in the Washington Post, Health & Science section, titled "Growing numbers turn to hospice", states that 1.65 million people received hospice care last year compared to a little over 1 million in 2004. About 2,400 patients are cared for daily by over twenty hospice care providers in the Washington D.C. area. You can find more information about hospice care using these links:

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

The American Hospice Foundation

The American Cancer Society's fact sheets on hospice care