Many people think that hospice is what you do when there is "nothing more" that can be done for an illness. Hospice is the "something more" that can be done for the patient and family when the illness cannot be cured. It is a concept based on comfort oriented care. Bella Care Hospice is a compassionate team of doctors, nurses, social workers, bereavement and spiritual coordinators, volunteers, and therapists who meet medical, physical, and emotional needs of patients, communities, and families. Even more than 25 years after its introduction to this country, hospice is a mystery to many Americans. Now, more than ever, there is a sense of urgency to dispel the myths and to learn as much as possible about hospice. After all, when Bella Care Hospice is involved with people, the quote we hear most often is “I wish that we had learned about this sooner.