AARP Bulletin Feature: “10 Facts You Need to Know about Hospice”

Spencer Scott thoughtfully shows the misconceptions about hospice care, such as:

  • One-third of all hospice users enroll in hospice for less than one week
  • Hospice is care in one’s own residence
  • Patients can opt out of hospice at any time
  • Patients can continue to see their regular doctor (PCP)
  • Hospice is for the entire family
  • Grief support is available for family members for up to one year following the death of a patient in hospice

You can read the entire story from AARP’s website by clicking here.