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Is hospice care a two-way street?

As a non-nurse, my perception of why nurses decide to work in hospice care centers around patients and families—relieving pain, assuaging fears, answering questions,...

Hospice nursing: A slower pace of care

It had never occurred to me before, but it makes perfect sense—hospice care moves at a slower pace than typical nursing. Nurses (and patients)...

Hospice—A lodging for travelers

My step-father helped establish a hospice in rural West Virginia. He never said why he got involved in this effort, but I suspect it...