Caring Info provides information and support for anyone who is planning ahead, caregiving, living with a serious illness or grieving a loss.
HFA is a trusted source of information on end of life, hospice care and grief. Throughout this site you will find information about living with advanced life-limiting illness, options for care and helpful resources for caregivers.
Dispelling Hospice Myths
When a mesothelioma patient has stopped responding to standard treatments, hospice care can be a vital next step. For these patients, surgery and chemotherapy would only create risk and discomfort—remission is not feasible.
Hospices provide end-of-life care for the patient with the aim to maximize their quality of life and minimize distress.