Learning More About Hospice



To make informed decisions about hospice care, you need to learn as much as you can about
what services are available to you; how to get those services; how to pay for those services; and what benefits you are entitled to under Medicare, Medicaid, or private insurance.

Ask questions of the social workers, clergy, counselors, doctors, nurses, and other professionals who provide your care. Download the below material to learn more about hospice care.

Important Key Terms to Understand

Hospice Consumer Checklist

Bereavement Support Group meeting:
1st Monday of Every month at 6:00 p.m. at our New
Iberia office. Open to any adult who has lost a loved
One. Refreshments will be served.



Meeting: on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm in the New Iberia office.

For more information on Alzheimer's please check the site www.alz.org

Generally hospice costs less than care in hospitals, nursing homes, or other institutions for one basic reason: in those facilities you are charged each day for all general services. …more
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