Originally Posted by Oceanbreeze
Exactly. Also, when I was ill three years ago, I was seen by nurses from the Visiting Nurses Association upon discharge from the hospital. Where I live, they are merged with hospice. The same nurses that took care of me also took care of the dying. Increasingly, more and more terminally ill people are opting to die at home rather than in a hospital.
Yes, they are, thanks to hospice workers. I really and truly admire the hospice nurses and social workers. They are special people indeed to deal with all that pain and death, and the raw emotions of family members, and then get up to do it day after day. They are truly angels on this earth.