Hospice is a special concept of care designed to provide comfort care and support to patients with a life-limiting illness and their families. Comfort care, or palliative care, is designed to provide aggressive pain and symptom management with spiritual and emotional support. The Interdisciplinary Hospice team helps to formulate a plan of care with the goal of meeting the individual needs of the patient and family.  The specially educated hospice team including a Medical Director, Registered Nurses, Social Workers, Chaplains/Spiritual Counselors, Certified Hospice Aides, Volunteers, Bereavement Counselors, Pharmacists, and Therapists.