Peaceful Ending

medical doctor holding senior patient's hands and comforting her

When we reach the end of our lives a peaceful ending is what we aim for, this can be achieved by preparing while we are still alive. We can’t always control what happens to us but we can prepare for the future the best we know how. The top concerns of the dying in the U.S. is that they do not want to be in pain or be alone and they would like to find “peace” (whatever that may mean to you). Hospice can help achieve all these things and more.

Each person’s dying experience is unique. No one can tell us what it will look like or when the time will come but hospice can provide guidance and support – not only to the patient but family and caregivers as well. With hospice, you’re in control…of your decisions, plans, wants and wishes. Hospice is centered on palliative care which allows each individual to remain as comfortable as possible so that a peaceful ending can be guaranteed. Hospice professionals will make sure that you’re fully informed and well-prepared. It is our goal to respect dignity and the sense of honor of each person by providing quality comfort care up until the end.

http://www.cnn.com/2016/08/16/health/good-death-wisdom-project/