All hospices are different – their intentions are the same, but they are individual institutions. To help cut through the sea of details, you might want to see an example of what a very good hospice service has to offer. Click here to visit a site that shows what you should expect of a good hospice.
Good Samaritan Hospice is part of the Lutheran Concordia Ministries and it is supported by the federal Medicare program. Although Good Samaritan Hospice is non-sectarian, they realize that spiritual support is an important part of the dying and grieving processes so they seek to provide it when requested.
Additionally, if you are a care-giver for someone ill or aged, you might welcome some advice on the difficulties you face. Concordia Visiting Nurses has published a collection of tips and advice for family caregivers. Just click here to see the tips.