Topic: VERY good website about hospice

The American Hospice Foundation has a website at

It has sections on choosing hospice, what to ssay to someone in hospice, greiving with children, etc. I found it very informative.


Cancer is a word, not a sentence.

36 year old patient with buckets of hope

Re: VERY good website about hospice


This is indeed a wonderful site.  There are some really great articles here especially on anticipatory grief.

Thanks so much for posting this link.

Hugs to you, Hans and the kitties!

My Mom lost her one year battle with CC on April 3, 2009.

"A prognosis is simply an audit of how truly precious each day is.  Live each day to the maximum, celebrate what was, and what is - Don't spend your life looking forward to what will or might be." .... words of wisdom from my beloved son on hearing of his grandmother's CC prognosis.

Re: VERY good website about hospice

Hi Kris,

This is an excellent site with great information and articles. Thank you very much for posting it here.



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Re: VERY good website about hospice

Thanks, Kris!  This is a very helpful and informative site. 

Hope you are doing better now that you're at home...


Once you choose hope, anything's possible. 

The daughter of a fighter...and my personal hero!