The final stages of life’s journey should be taken with dignity and comfort. We’re here to support you during this important time.
At Silverado we believe that how a person leaves this earth is as important as how they spent their life on it. Our skilled staff sees hospice care as the punctuation at the end of a life well-lived. This inspires a tireless work ethic focused on delivering comfort to our patients, mind, body and soul.
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Who Is Eligible?
What is the criteria for being a hospice patient?
The hospice benefit is available to anyone with a life expectancy of six months or less if the terminal illness or disease runs its normal course. Hospice must be elected by the patient or family (if the patient is not able to make the decision on their own) and eligibility must be certified by a physician.
Do all patients need to have a memory care diagnosis to use Silverado Hospice services?
Silverado hospice serves anyone with a terminal diagnosis that is eighteen years of age and older. We support patients and their families through many different illnesses including: cancer, heart disease, AIDS, lung disease, kidney disease, Huntington’s disease, MS and degenerative conditions including those with Alzheimer’s or other forms of memory loss.
For more information on hospice eligibility
For further information on hospice eligibility, please visit the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services information located here.