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Hospice is a philosophy and a way of caring for individuals living with serious illnesses who no longer benefit from curative treatments. When the time comes that a cure is no longer probable, hospice embraces the patient and family as they focus on comfort and the end of life.

When facing serious illness, it is important for patients and families to remember that there is much to hope for and wish for in their lives. Hospice helps people achieve their goals and supports the family as they care for their loved one.

People anticipate and prepare for the birth of a baby. Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care teaches people how to make the same preperations for the end of life and to make the most of the time given. To learn more about hospice, please visit our introduction to hospice page below,

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Or please ask us about how Hospice Care can help you, by using the form below or by calling our admissions department at 847-685-9900.

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Posted by Rainbow Hospice in Rainbow Hospice Blog on 8/15/2016

Join us for a presentation on hospice and palliative care hosted by Nancy Flowers, LCSW, Community Education Program Manager of the LIFE Institute for Learning. The presentation will take place on Wednesday, August 31 from 6:30—8:00 p.m. at the Prairie Lakes Community Center Auditorium, 515 E. Thacker Street in Des Plaines.

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Posted by Rainbow Hospice in Rainbow Hospice Blog on 7/18/2016
A Q&A with Vicki Scalzitti about the Wellspring Series, Rainbow's new grief and loss workshops.
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