Patients' Changing Attitudes About Dying at Home

Patients' Changing Attitudes About Dying at Home

The number of Medicare-certified hospice agencies has increased 20-fold since 1985 at the same time growing numbers of patients are becoming more vocal about their desire to die at home. In his comments in this Chicago Sun-Times article, Dr. Chris Feudtner, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, said there's been a "sea change" in the general public's attitudes about at-home hospice care. Read the full story.