General In-patient Hospice Program


Hospice is one of the most underutilized and misunderstood services, our main objective is to afford you and your family precious time together in a warm, dignified environment. Hospice care has a significant, positive impact on patients and your loved ones.

Inpatient Information


Our goal is to help you get settled and feel comfortable as quickly as possible. On the day you arrive at Hackensack University Medical Center, you will be greeted by an Admissions and Registration receptionist.

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The Center for Healthy Senior Living

The Geriatrics Center for Healthy Senior Living is an ambulatory service that provides both a comprehensive assessment of an elder’s unique healthcare needs and a targeted program designed to address those specific needs.

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Home health care is often appropriate for elderly patients with congestive heart failure (CHF), COPD, diabetes, orthopedic recovery, stroke, chronic kidney disease, wound care, dementia and behavioral health needs.

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Bereavement Resources

The death of someone you love is one of the greatest losses that can occur. Grief is a normal, healthy response to loss.

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Doula Program

Our highly-skilled palliative and end-of-life doulas will bring greater comfort and meaning to patients and their loved ones who are experiencing serious illness, including during their active dying process.

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