Mom put in Hospice because the doctor said she has an untretable bleeding ulcer that he cannot fix surgically. Is that an end stage diagnosis? Also while in Hospice care at the nursing home she has been at, she is being given Ativan for "anxiety" because she puts her feet over the side of the bed (she likes it that way she says). Then she is so doped up she cannot communicate or eat even while she has company visiting her (me for instance) who visited from out of state and I could not even say goodbye to her. She is not talking much, a lot of mumbling.