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End-of-Life Care
Through Hospice

Discover the comfort and support of Hospice care with Visiting Nurse Association of Greater St. Louis. 

Providing Dignity Through the Final Days

Our Advanced Illness Management (AIM) Home-Based Palliative Care program focuses on patients who have difficulty leaving their homes due to chronic ongoing conditions.begin editing.

Our AIM team works together with a patient’s Primary Care Provider (PCP) as an added layer of support for people diagnosed with serious illness(es) and their caregiver(s).

Hospice is a specialized form of healthcare provided to patients who are in the final stages of a terminal illness or approaching the end of their life. 

Our hospice team helps patients and families live fully each day by providing end-of-life care for patients faced with illnesses such as Alzheimer’s-dementia, cancer and multi-organ failure, to name a few. 


Why VNA for Your Hospice Needs? 

Our goal is to provide comfort, support and dignity to the patient and their loved ones during this challenging time, so that they may enjoy their final times together and experience a sense of closure. 

Some of the Core Services We Provide
as Part of the Hospice Journey Include:

Comfort and Symptom Management Through Holistic Care

Emotional Support for Caregivers 

Bereavement Guidance

Resources for End-of-Life Planning

Not Sure You're Ready for Hospice Care? 

Consider our Advanced Illness Management (AIM) Palliative Care Program

A Compassionate Team That's Here to Support You and Your Loved Ones During This Difficult Time

Our dedicated team provides personalized pain and symptom management, emotional support for patients and their families and guidance during this delicate time. Our hospice care team includes physicians, nurses, aides, social workers, spiritual counselors and volunteers.

Contact Our Team Today!


What is hospice care?

Hospice care is end-of-life medical and emotional care for patients faced with terminal illnesses along with help and support for their caregivers.

When is it time for hospice care?

When a person has been diagnosed with a terminal illness and they no longer want to seek curative measures, they are ready for hospice care.

Does Medicare cover hospice care?

Medicare, Medicaid and many health plans usually cover the cost of hospice care.

Does VNA serve veterans?

Yes, and we are even a "We Honor Veterans" certified organization. To learn more, visit


Can VNA meet my faith-based end-of-life needs?

VNA can include a Faith-Focused approach that meets the spiritual or faith traditions of the patient and patient family.

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Contact Our Hospice Team 
314.918.7171 ext. 1322 - 

Or, provide the following contact information and our team will reach out soon to discuss your care needs. 
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