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Living with Dementia

University Of Pennsylvania

Hospice improves care for dementia patients and their families

Hospice services substantially improved the provision of care and support for nursing home patients dying of dementia and their families, according to an analysis of survey responses from hundreds of bereaved family members. The research comes as hospice funding has received particular scrutiny in the debate over Medicare spending.

“People whose loved ones received… Hospice improves care for dementia patients and their families   

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