Hospice Care

Hospice is a special kind of care that offers comfort and support to people living with a terminal illness. Hospice services are available to people who can no longer benefit from curative treatment. Life expectancy for these individuals is generally six months or less. The goal of hospice care is to relieve pain and suffering, allowing people to live the remainder of their life in comfort and with dignity.

The Utah Hospice and Palliative Care Organization provides a current list of hospice agencies in Utah

Related Resources

pdf The Medicare Hospice Benefit
This official government booklet includes information about Medicare hospice benefits:

  • Who is eligible for hospice care
  • What services are included
  • How to find a hospice program
  • Where to get more information

pdf Hospice Care: A Consumer's Guide
Developed by Caring Connections, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, this guide helps in selecting a hospice program