Lonna Whiting’s mother Beth Gregory has been living with dementia since 2013. She is 69 years old.

When hospice abandons patients

It happens more often than you think (and it’s not their fault).

wo weeks ago, I received a phone call from my mom’s hospice nurse, Corey.

“The medical team is thinking about live discharging your mom off of hospice services,” he said. “She hasn’t had a significant decline in six months.”



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Lonna Whiting

Writer, Alzheimer’s Slayer and promoter of alcohol-free living