As a nurse and family member of a loved one who passed, I understand how difficult it can be to hear from a healthcare professional that your family member would benefit from hospice. Hospice to many means end of life, no hope, imminent death. The fact is, hospice is so much more. Listen as my two guest, Wendy Matthews, Director of Business Development and Kim Schortmann, MS, OTR/L, MBA, Community Education Liaison from Ascend Hospice share their passion, personal experiences, provide education, separate facts from myths and answer important questions everyone should know regarding hospice and palliative care.  To learn more about Ascend Hospice go to