Hospice Care for Those With Dementia Falls Far Short of Meeting People’s Needs at the End of Life

April 3, 2024


Watch time:

5-15 mins

In this commentary piece, Maria Silveira, M.D., M.A., M.P.H., FAAHPM, an associate professor of internal medicine whose expertise lies in supportive oncology and palliative care, discusses the difference between palliative care and hospice, the role of Medicare, and the shortcomings experienced by people with dementia in hospice care.

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