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Though the journey for you and your family will be difficult, our experiences have taught us, that being prepared and grasping an understanding of hospice care can create a more solid footing for this difficult journey. Our focus is always to understand each families individual needs and deliver the necessary care and dignity each unique family requires. For comfort please visit our "Loving Stories" page.
The term “hospice” (from the same linguistic root as “hospitality”) can
be traced back to early western civilization when it was used to describe
a place of shelter and rest for weary or sick travelers on long journeys.
The term was first applied to specialized care for dying patients in 1967
at St. Christopher’s Hospice in a residential suburb of London. Today,
the term “hospice” refers to a steadily growing concept of humane and