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One of life’s most difficult times is the end-of-life journey. And we don’t want anyone to be alone. We offer expert care and heartfelt comfort. We give freely of ourselves to help make life’s final days some of the best of a lifetime.
Hospice care is integrated, person-centered care for individuals facing a terminal illness. A medical director, nurses, social workers, home health aides, clergy, therapists, and specially trained volunteers join forces to deliver comprehensive care, comfort, and support for patients, families, and their circle of loved ones. We free caregivers to focus on sharing the journey, with support in addressing the entire family’s needs. We free the patient from worry about the caregiver’s stress or exhaustion. Families can focus on quality time together while your hospice team ensures faithful management of pain and other symptoms.
“The hardest part about dying is letting go. It doesn’t have to be about caring for him.”
Where can I receive hospice services?
Hospice services are available in your private home, retirement community, or long-term care facility. Inpatient hospice is also available at the VNA Arthur B. and Ethel V. Horton Hospice Center, based on your choices and medical needs. At VNA of NWI, inpatient hospice care takes place in a facility that is wholly dedicated to hospice care. VNA Hospice is an ACHC Accredited program.
Does insurance cover hospice care?
Yes. Hospice is covered by Medicare and Medicaid, as well as most private insurance programs.
When is the right time for hospice?
Hospice is available to anyone with a prognosis of six months or less. One of the biggest regrets families have is not seeking hospice care sooner. Research shows that with the support you need and deserve, hospice care can extend life. Take this quiz to see whether hospice care might be a fit for your family.