Now it is time to face dealing with an elderly loved one being very sick. Nobody wants this to happen to anyone on either side or in any way. Unfortunately, this is just part of life and it is good to know that you can at least make a person more comfortable on their way to transitioning. Life brings plenty of challenges on its own. Do not make your loved one practically live in the hospital.
Especially with terminal diseases, the best care setting for an elderly ill person is going to be at home. Hospice is one option, but it should really only be used if home care is just not an option. The good news about Hospice is that loved ones can still visit as much as wanted and even religious ceremonies can be brought in to help the dying to pass.
Ideally, all of this would be done from home and it can be. Once the preliminary care has been completed in the hospital, it is wise to then set up elderly home care services. This can be done also if a loved one is not sick and that is good too. Perhaps that will be best no matter the medical condition.
The home care that your elderly loved ones receive is what they would get in an elderly home, but the location is full of personal freedom and others can live there or come as they please. When they are sick or terminally ill, the home care is just that much better so they can live out the remainder of their lives in a peaceful and personal setting.
Get home care for your elderly loved ones. When they are well, they will stay well. When they are ill, they will have a safe, comfortable place to be.