LEARN THE TRUTH ABOUT

Hospice Care

Prioritize You

If you or your loved one is struggling with a serious illness, we can help. Hospice care is available for When You Think You Can Do Better, But You Don’t Know How. Our team of experts can help provide relief to both the patient and their families through pain and symptom management, respite care, navigating the healthcare system and more. 

 

It’s never too soon to call us and see how we can help. Click on the button below to contact us.

 

 

Learn the Truth About Hospice Care

There are a lot of misconceptions about hospice. At Cedar Valley Hospice, our team provides comprehensive, holistic care for the patient and their family wherever they reside, whether it be in their own home, a caregiver’s home or a nursing facility. Keep reading to learn more about hospice care and the services we provide. 

MYTH

Enrolling in hospice means you are giving up.

FACT

Enrolling in hospice means you are choosing to focus on quality of life. People enrolled in hospice live, on average, 29 days longer than those not enrolled. 

MYTH

To receive hospice care, I will have to leave my home and go to an inpatient facility. 

FACT

Hospice is not a place; it is a concept of care. At Cedar Valley Hospice, 96% of hospice patients receive hospice services wherever they call home

MYTH

Hospice care is expensive and my family won’t be able to afford it. 

FACT

Hospice care is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and many private insurances. At Cedar Valley Hospice, no one is denied services for inability to pay. Additionally, hospice often alleviates a financial burden because related medical needs are paid for through the hospice benefit. 

Caregiver smiling with patient and patient's family

All in all, hospice provides guidance and support that help reduce stress and increases quality of life, allowing you to prioritize yourself and your loved ones. Be sure to contact us with questions and learn about more hospice myths by using the buttons below. 

Have a Referral?

Anyone can refer a friend or family member to Cedar Valley Hospice. Simply complete and submit the form below to get started. If you have any questions, please give us a call at 800.626.2360.

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what inspires us

Enriching lives in the Cedar Valley is at the forefront of our mission. We are experts in providing hospice and palliative care, grief support and providing additional services for those with life changing diagnoses. As a not-for-profit organization, your gifts make our mission possible!

Become a volunteer!

Our volunteers are the heart of our organization. From visiting patients to helping with events, they perform a number of different roles that are vital to helping us carry out our mission.

Healthcare Partner Resources

We offer multiple resources for physicians and healthcare clinicians dealing with serious diagnosis and end-of-life related topics as well as an easy online patient referral form. Connect with us today!