Ordinary people can do hospice well... and they should.

Is there a right way to die?

EVERY YEAR, OVER ONE MILLION PEOPLE RECEIVE HOSPICE CARE IN AMERICA

When Jack Moore declines the surgery that might save his life, his eleven adult children cancel their lives, pack their bags and descend on Minneapolis, MN. Crowding together in a tiny two-room apartment, they settle in, look around and wonder, "Now what?"

Partly instructional, partly personal, HOSPICE ISN'T A PLACE answers the "Now what?" question and invites the reader to experience one family's hospice story as it unfolds, the way it really is: Intense, uplifting, unnerving and, sometimes, surprising.

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five common myths about hospice:

1. People think Hospice is a PLACE 

2. People think HOSPCE is a DEATH sentence 

3. People think HOSPICE is EXPENSIVE 

4. People think HOSPICE means RELINQUISHING CONTROL

5. People think they have to WAIT until a DOCTOR brings it up

We sat there a long while

stringing toes in the water

counting seconds, minutes, days

and then we wandered away

One or two at a time

we stepped off quietly on our own

setting down in the river

a splash, a ripple, a turn to the sun

a bow and a wave

We set out, laying back

feet first to the current, palms up

'til it spun us around

to the deep blue

sea

- Penny