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Help for Families of Agrace Patients

The advice on this page was designed for Agrace’s hospice or supportive (palliative) care patients—and for their family members who are caring for them at home. The tips can help any person who has a serious illness. Touch or click the green menu above to jump to topics that interest you.

Families of Agrace Hospice Care patients should call us at (800) 553-4289 for advice, any time of day or night, if:

  • pain or other symptoms are getting worse,
  • a change worries you, or
  • you need medication changes or refills before your next scheduled hospice team visit.

Agrace patients of their families may send non-urgent questions here:

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Comfort & Care

Here’s what you can do to help manage symptoms that may be present in people with advanced illnesses. Click to learn more about any symptom that applies to you or your loved one. 



What should you know about giving medications to a loved one? Click the “+” to see details about each topic.


Everyday Care

How can you help an ill person with their everyday care needs? Check the caregiver tips below, and ask Agrace if you would like more training on any of these topics.

Click the arrows to scroll left or right and see more topics.


Caregiver Resources and Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of the questions family caregivers ask Agrace most often. Click the “+” for the answers.


As Death Approaches

Here are signs you may see in a person’s last days or hours. Click the “+” for details about each topic. We also offer this information printable in EnglishSpanish and Hmong.


Hospice Family Caregiver Support via Email

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To compliment a staff member, please email Agrace’s Patient and Family Relations Team.

Call to talk to an interpreter / Tenemos intérpretes disponibles: (800) 930-2770