1. Hospice care can begin several months before end of life.
2. Hospice care is appropriate for any age.
3. The right time to determine hospice care is personal, it can be chosen by you, your family and your doctor.
4. Hospice care is a more personal alternative to the hospital.
5. Hospice care embodies a team-approach to care including nursing, social work counseling services, spiritual care, home health services and volunteers.