Hospice Cares For Terminally Ill During Final Days


Stacy Roland curls up in bed with her unconscious grandmother... News PhotoBed,Colorado,Grandmother,Healthcare And Medicine,Horizontal,Lakewood - Colorado,USA,UnconsciousPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2009 Getty ImagesLAKEWOOD, CO - SEPTEMBER 02: Stacy Roland curls up in bed with her unconscious grandmother Annabelle Martin, 92, during Martin's final hours of life at the Hospice of Saint John on September 2, 2009 in Lakewood, Colorado. Martin had spent almost two and a half years living at the non-profit hospice, which strives to maintain quality of life, manage pain, and offer spirutal guidance for residents in their last stage of life. Government funding for counseling for end of life care has become a contentious issue in the current national debate on health care reform. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)