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Last year, approximately 2 million Americans underwent hospice care, an end-of-life scenario usually reserved for those with six months or less to live. Hospice care is provided during the last phases of a life-limiting health condition so that patients and their caregivers may live as fully and comfortably as possible.

That presents a large opportunity for PTs and PTAs who want to focus on providing active and compassionate care for patients who are experiencing a terminal illness or are in hospice and nearing the end of their lives.

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