Why Hispanics may be less comfortable with Hospice
Posted by Elena del Valle on April 15, 2009
By Barbara L. Allan
CEO, SRA Research Group Inc.
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SRA Research Group, Inc. (SRA) has found, in the 15 plus years we have been conducting primary research regarding Hospice that most people have heard of it. Despite this, many don’t really know what it means or what it provides. This is because Hospice falls into the category of “I don’t need it now so I don’t need to know more about it.” This category of people simply have no desire to learn more.
Once a family comes to grips with the realization that a loved one may require Hospice care, the door opens. However, we have found the door does not open as wide for Hispanics as it does for white non-Hispanics.
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