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Kentucky Hospice Care Resources

Read about hospice care resources you can access in Kentucky.

Kentucky - Hospice

Hospice is the most common long term option for end-of-life care. In a hospice facility the staff works around the clock to keep their residents as comfortable and positive as possible. The main focus of a hospice facility is not medical treatment, but palliative care. Hospice, which includes medical care as well as non-medical personal care and assistance, is offered in private homes, nursing homes or assisted living facilities, and in hospice facilities.

Kentucky Hospice Resources

Kentucky Association of Hospice & Palliative Care: An association that assists Kentucky families in their search for hospice care and provides them with various resources.

Hospice of Southern Kentucky: A non-profit hospice organization that cares for families of south central Kentucky.

Hospice of the Bluegrass: A hospice organization serving 32 counties in northern, central, and southeastern Kentucky.

Hospice of Western Kentucky: A hospice organization serving western Kentucky.

Care.com End of Life Care Guide: About Hospice Care: This care guide explains what hospice care is, who qualifies for this care, the cost and benefits of hospice care, and gives some important questions to guide your search for care.

HospiceNet: Resources for those who may be in need of hospice care. Includes information for caregivers, patients, children, and grief; a one stop resource guide to hospice care.

Cancer.org Hospice Information: Educational information regarding the search for hospice care and more. This is a step-by-step guide understanding, paying for, and finding suitable hospice care.

Hospice Foundation of America: Nation wide end-of-life care resources including descriptions of hospice care, end-of-life care information, and grief resources.

Kentucky Cancer Consortium: An organization dedicated to reducing the cancer burden in Kentucky.

Kentucky Cancer Program: A cancer control resource for Kentucky families.

Cancer.gov End-of-life Cancer Care: Q&A on end-of-life care for cancer patients approaching death. Covers most topics that may come up with a terminal cancer patient. Also provides links to other pages on their site that may be helpful.

Cancer.org "Nearing the End of Life": End-of-life information guide from the American Cancer Society. A step-by-step guide covering topics including emotional advice, tips on decision making, types of care available, and coping with death.

More Resources

Senior Care Guide: Care.com's comprehensive guide to senior care that helps readers understand senior care options by describing each option in detail and answering frequently asked questions.

For more information on senior healthcare, visit our Articles and Resources page.

Looking for quality senior care in Kentucky? Take a look at the local pages below.

Frankfort
Bowling Green
Lexington
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