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How Hospice Can Help

Optage Hospice offers older adult patients, their families and caregivers the care, insight and guidance to live as fully and comfortably as possible. Our comprehensive program is designed to help you achieve the best quality of life, ensuring you they receive loving care and respect. A customized, family-centered plan of care is developed for you and is updated continuously. Services are provided in surroundings that are familiar; a private home, assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing care center - wherever you call home. Optage Hospice can supplement the care you receive in a variety of ways. Components may include:

Education and support for you and your family

The Optage care team educates both you and your family to actively participate in your daily life and care. Topics include: More...

Comfort care

Health care providers including physicians, nurses, and home health aides provide individualized care specific to your needs. Care includes pain and symptoms management. Medical equipment and supplies related to the diagnosis are provided by hospice. This may include a hospital bed, wheelchair, oxygen, bandages and sterile hygiene products.

Complementary Therapies

Massage, aroma, music, touch and therapy dogs provided by certified professionals are available to reduce pain, stress, anxiety and enhance the quality of each day.

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Supportive care

Hospice aides provide personal care. Staff and volunteers offer companionship, light meals and housekeeping to provide a calming presence for you or respite relief for your family.

Spiritual care

Living and dying have a spiritual dimension. Hospice provides for the spiritual needs you and your family would like addressed with acceptance and support for your beliefs and values.
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Bereavement support for your family

Because we know how challenging the journey of grief can be Optage stays in contact with your family through the one-year anniversary of your death. Support is offered through written communication, support groups, phone conversations, and community resources.