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Caregiver's guide through hospice

Shortly before her death, former first lady, Barbara Bush, made the decision to forego curative treatment and seek comfort care at home. As a family member to someone who has made a similar decision, it can be hard to understand what to expect. 

Listen as Joe Amberg, MD, Allina Health Hospice & Palliative Care physician and medical director, talks about what you should expect from hospice or palliative care. He also explains how hospice can provide comfort and support to your loved one.

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