Glen Park partners with Five Star Home Hospice, Inc. to help those in our care and their families to live as fully as possible when facing the end of life. We believe regardless of age, race, handicap, sex, sexual orientation or national origin, that everyone has the right to control how they choose to live at the end of life. After all, this is a time in life when Moments Matter Most!
Five Star Home Hospice, Inc. is a state-licensed, Medicare/Medical-certified, and JCAHO-accredited hospice located in Pasadena providing 24 hours/7 days a week hospice care to patients with terminal illnesses, while giving emotional support to their families. We service the Greater Los Angeles area and are dedicated to providing high quality end-of-life care to all persons in need of those services. At Five Star Home Hospice, we believe that a patient with a life limiting illness has the right to live his/her final days comfortably, to the fullest extent possible, and to experience a dignified and peaceful passing.
Hospice care is appropriate for patients of all ages who are homebound or not, and who have a life-limiting illness including:
- Cardiac Disease
- Lung Disease
- Kidney Disease
If a person is experiencing any of the following symptoms, hospice may be a viable option to increase quality of life:
- Uncontrolled or increasing pain
- Increased shortness of breath
- Increased difficulty in swallowing
- Progressive, uncontrolled swelling
- Unresolved nausea / vomiting
- Oxygen dependence
- Mounting kidney and urinary difficulties
- Numerous hospitalizations and ER visits
Our hospice is well-equipped to serve the multicultural population of Southern California. We have staff fluent in: Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Taiwanese, Armenian, Russian, Tagalog, Arabic, Farsi, Turkish, and French.