Palliative care is an approach to health care that serves those with serious illness. It aims to promote quality of life and to support the unique needs and health care wishes of each patient and their loved ones. Studies have shown that palliative care is effective in managing chronic, complex illness. Hospice utilizes a palliative approach to care as well, and is designed specifically for those with terminal illness and their families.
If you are a patient or need information, scroll down for more details about hospices in Alaska.