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I am getting ready for what's coming. My question is: what is hospice and who pays for it? My husband was a Marine for 4 years and 2 years in the reserves.


Does any one know if he qualifies for hospice or for a nursing home through the Veteran's benefits program. Of course, I will not abandon him. I love him and will visit him every day. We don't have a lot of money.


I don't think I can do this. I am already becoming exhausted from answering the same question over and over again. He is also always talking about dead people especially, about his relatives that have passed away.

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Hospice is paid for by Medicare. It’s not full time care though. If he was diagnosed just a year ago, is he really ready for hospice? No one here knows if he qualifies for hospice. His doctor is the one who will make that recommendation.
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