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Hospice Care

Hospice care helps patients with life-limiting illness live as comfortably as possible. We provide care in one’s own home, skilled nursing or assisted living facilities, a hospital room, or wherever the patient calls home. Our care team works to optimize one’s quality of life and enhance dignity, while also supporting caregivers and family members.

NorthShore proudly partners with Residential Hospice to provide hospice care. Learn more about Residential Hospice.

When to consider hospice care

You may want to consider hospice care if you or a loved one have experienced the following:

  • Frequent trips to the ER or a recent hospitalization
  • Symptoms that have become harder to control
  • Increased weakness or falling
  • Worsened shortness of breath or frequent need for oxygen
  • Weight loss and decreased appetite

Visit the Residential Hospice website to learn about hospice services and advanced care planning, evaluate your care goals and understand common misconceptions about hospice care.

Hospice Services

We combine medical and holistic approaches, including specialized options such as:

  • Aroma therapy
  • Massage therapy
  • Music therapy
  • Pet therapy

We also offer bereavement support for no cost to caregivers, families and friends.

Learn more about our programs to meet unique physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients and their families.

Hospice Costs

All hospice services are covered by Medicare, Medicaid and many private insurances. For more information on cost and coverage, visit the Residential Hospice website.

Contact us

We are here to answer your questions about hospice care. Call 866.902.5854 to speak with a Residential Hospice Care nurse, available 24/7. To have a Residential Hospice Care specialist contact you, simply complete our contact form.

About Residential Hospice

The partnership between NorthShore and Residential strengthens our hospice services. We are better together, offering a new standard of care for patients across Chicagoland. Residential works closely with NorthShore physicians and clinical teams to customize your care plan and create a care team that will meet your needs.