When Do I Ask for Hospice?

Many people freak out when they hear the word Hospice.  Most people when they even hear the word Hospice immediately think:  “Someone’s dying”.  I think we as a society have embraced what someone has called “the American Immortal”…..in other words, we cannot embrace the fact that we are “mortal”…that all of us at some point will have our life end (depending on one’s spiritual or lack of spiritual belief…life on this earth, in this realm, or however you choose to think about it…Life as we know it here on earth will one day end.)   To understand Hospice, it begins with understanding and accepting one’s mortality.  As Ben Franklin said….death […]