Hospice Cares For Terminally Ill During Final Days

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Hundreds of family members sing 'Silent Night' at a Christmas tree... News PhotoAbundance,Ceremony,Christmas,Christmas Tree,Colorado,Day,Family,Healthcare And Medicine,Honor,Horizontal,Lakewood - Colorado,Love,People,Singing,Tree,USAPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2009 Getty ImagesLAKEWOOD, CO - DECEMBER 04: Hundreds of family members sing 'Silent Night' at a Christmas tree lighting ceremony to honor loved ones who spent their final days at the Hospice of Saint John on December 4, 2009 in Lakewood, Colorado. The non-profit hospice holds an annual ceremony where the names of those who have passed away while at the hospice are read aloud.The hospice accepts patients regardless of their ability to pay, although most are covered by Medicare or Medicaid. End-of-life care has become a contentious issue in the current national debate on health care reform. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)