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Did You Know?​
Palliative End-of-Life Care can be provided at any time, not just in the last days of life.
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Service Types
In Alberta, you have many options for where to get palliative and​ end-of-life care—your home, a hospital, a continuing care centre, or a hospice.
Who is it for?
Palliative and end-of-life care is not just for people with cancer - it’s for anyone with a serious chronic disease or life-limiting illness.
Meet the Team
Most people receive palliative and end of life care from their family and friends. But sometimes you may need or choose extra support from a palliative and end-of-life​ care team. ​​​​​​