VistaCare Hospice is a leading provider of hospice care services. Through interdisciplinary teams of physicians, nurses, home healthcare aides, social workers, spiritual and other counselors and volunteers, VistaCare provides hospice care primarily designed to reduce pain and enhance the quality of life of patients facing life-limiting illness. This hospice care is most commonly provided in the patient's home or other residence of choice, including hospitals, assisted living communities and nursing homes. Hospice is a compassionate, patient-centered approach to medical care and support for people at the end of life and their families. Hospice care is care focused on maintaining dignity, increasing quality of life, and providing comfort, including pain and symptom management. Hospice care is for patients with a variety of diagnoses, including heart disease, stroke, liver disease, Alzheimer’s disease and cancer.