My mom is 88 and is late state Alzheimer's. I admitted her to hospice care just last wednesday. One of many reasons, hospice is great,is that medicare takes over and YOU pay for NOTHING! It is totally free! Hospice will provide meds, hospital beds, CNA personal care, regular monitoring by an LVN. They also provide comfort care. Your loved one doesn't have to be in their last few days of life for hospice to help. If you've never considered hospice, maybe it's time.