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We understand how important it is to know your options when
making a decision about yourcare or your loved one’s care. To
ensure that you have the knowledge to make these significant
choices, we have compiled information about a variety of topics.
Understanding how to discuss hospice care with your loved one,
paying for care and finding an agency that will help guide you to
the decision that is best for you and your family.
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Paying for Care
It can be difficult to think about payments when faced with
serious illness or end-of-life challenges. AseraCare understands
this and is there to help you with answers and guidance on what
Medicare and Medicaid covers.
The Difference Between Palliative Medicine and
Many people confuse palliative medicine for hospice care, but
these two services are not the same. One of the biggest differences
is that palliative medicine can be received alongside curative
treatment while hospice care cannot.
Educational Downloads and Links
AseraCare has many educational resources available to help you
during your healthcare or caregiving journey. Here you will find
links to download resources, including AseraCare's book, The
Journey Home. There are also many excellent resources you can
go to for more information, including the Centers for Medicare and
Medicaid Services website, the Hospice Foundation of America and
the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.
Volunteers provide a wealth of support services for AseraCare,
including spending time with patients, sharing musical talents and
bringing therapy pets to visit.
AseraCare understands the many challenges of coping with a loved
one's death. We offer a variety of bereavement support services for
13 months after your loved one has passed.