Hospice is a concept of care that treats the person, not
the disease, and emphasizes quality of life, not the
Since 1982, Hospice of Amador and Calaveras has been working to meet
the needs of those nearing the end of their lives.
Hospice care neither hastens nor postpones death but
exists in the hope and belief that through appropriate
care, patients with life-limiting illnesses may live
their remaining days pain-free and with dignity, and
their families may accept and find their own new
Hospice of Amador and Calaveras provides the treatment and care
necessary for physical, emotional and spiritual
well-being, either at home, or in a board-and-care or
skilled-nursing facility. The services we offer are
covered by most private insurance plans, Medicare and MediCal, but we accept patients regardless of their
ability to pay.