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A nurse wearing purple scrubs helps a woman.

UPMC Hospice Services

UPMC hospice providers offer expert, compassionate care while managing end-of-life.

We tailor our hospice services to each person's needs and wishes.

What is Hospice Care?

Hospice is not about dying. It's about helping the patient who no longer benefits from curative treatment to live life to its fullest. Additionally, hospice supports the patient’s family and caregivers, especially as the patient’s needs may change and evolve. 

Hospice treats the whole person, not just the disease.

It involves a team approach to:

  • Emotional and spiritual support
  • Expert medical care
  • Pain management
Our team provides care where the patient resides:

The Hospice Care Team

Hospice care keeps the patient comfortable and involves a dedicated team of:


Find a UPMC hospice provider in your region