Answers on Aging

Episode 10 (part 2 of 2): What should I know about hospice care? A first-hand, expertise Medical perspective.

By Todd Whatley and Sara Scott


Guest: Dr. Tomas E. Harris
*Get Hospice Medical Director
36 years
15+ years hospice-focused provider

Clear understanding of the medical requirements, expectations, and services associated w/ Hospice Care will help improve the overall experience when receiving or caring for an aging loved one receiving hospice care. 

1. What are the medical requirements for hospice?

2. What services does someone under "hospice" receive?

3. What should the expectations be for someone receiving hospice or has a loved one on hospice care?

4. What else should people know on the medical perspective, in regards to hospice care?

Survey your tribe, assess who or when to help start the often times nearly impossible conversation to have, and use this episode to YOUR benefit!

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Todd Whatley and Sara Scott

Sara Scott is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator and consultant to attorneys regarding nursing home issues and also works with families to find the best level of care for their needs. She has worked with countless seniors and their families since 2008 in various capacities and has a sincere motivation for helping those individuals achieve the best quality of life possible. Todd Whatley is a Certified Elder Law Attorney with 20+ years of experience and is past President of the National Elder Law Foundations the governing organization over all Certified Elder Law Attorneys nationally. He has worked with thousands of families helping them plan for the future and get the care they need without losing everything they have to pay for care. Todd and Sara also have a live weekly local radio show on, every Wednesday morning, from 9am-10am, Central Time, and would love for you to check it out!

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