HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE – UNDERSTANDING THE DIFFERENCE
Aging Life Care Association
FEBRUARY 27, 2023
by Melissa L. Johnson, RN, BSN, MHA, CHPN, CCM – Aging Life Care Association® Member Palliative care and hospice care are both specialized healthcare models that focus on palliation, or relief of symptoms, associated with serious, debilitating illnesses. Such symptoms may include pain, difficulty breathing, nausea, or the need for additional emotional support.