Choosing to pursue hospice care with a loved one is a very personal and stressful decision to make. Many questions arise throughout the entire process, and some of those questions are difficult to verbalize. As a former hospice volunteer and now CEO of SilverStone Hospice, I want to share some of the questions we find […]
The first time I heard the word hospice I thought I knew what it meant, looking back, the truth is I had no clue. The first misconception I had was that hospice was a place or a building, the second was that everyone on hospice dies within a few days. I thought that people (and […]
Hospice is a gift for the family. I’ve seen the experiences of families caring for loved ones with hospice, and without hospice, and I’ll advocate for hospice all day long. Having mentioned what a gift it can be, I must say that with the wrong hospice, it can also be a nightmare and leave families […]
Over and over I like to say that at SilverStone we work with the living, not the dying, especially since hospice has been proven to prolong life for patients who receive these services early enough in their diagnosis, as they tend to receive better care. I believe too often that patients are kept in the […]
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SilverStone Hospice provides 24/7 patient and family-centered care that optimizes quality of life by anticipating, preventing and treating symptoms to bring comfort. Our Board-Certified Medical Directors lead our team of nurses, aides, spiritual counselors, and social workers to provide treatments tailored to meet patients’ needs as we walk with you every step of the way. Hospice is covered 100% by Medicare, Medicaid, or most private Insurance, there are no out-of-pocket expenses to receive your hospice benefit. Please contact us for an education session about your options and a member of our clinical team will be in contact within 24 hours.