“Then this angel came along and asked me if I wanted to go to palliative care,” Young recalled. “I said, ‘What the heck. I don’t want to die alone in a hallway.’”
Thanks to a referral from a compassionate ER nurse, he ended up at the West Island Palliative Care Residence, a hospice in Kirkland, Que., that has a reputation as one of Canada’s best – a model for how end-of-life care should be delivered. More.