SilverSage Physician Services would like to Honor our Elderly. For the month of January, daily we have posted a new story or inspiration from the elderly, as we recognize the wisdom that comes with age and experience.

Hospice Care Hospice provides comfort and quality of life during the last stages of life. Understand the services provided, options for in-home care or staying at a hospice facility, and what to expect.

When a patient is initially referred to hospice care, usually by their physician or a caseworker within the hospital, they are usually given a list of hospice agencies in their area to choose from. Sometimes these referral sources have a particular agency that they prefer, and their recommendations shouldn’t be taken lightly; they are in the position to see how well a particular agency cares for their patients. However, as with any health care decision, you should be as informed as possible in order to know that you are making the best decision for you and your loved ones.