Common Conditions for Hospice & Palliative Care Patients

Patients who have been diagnosed with a life-limiting illness and are expected to live for six months or less are eligible for hospice care. Some of the medical conditions appropriate to palliative and hospice care include:

Severe chest pain is not always present with a heart attack, especially for older adults, people with diabetes and women. They may experience sudden shortness of breath, coughing, dizziness, fatigue or weakness. Don’t take a chance. Call 9-1-1.