To be eligible for services, a patient must meet the following criteria:

  • Certified by a physician to have an estimated life expectancy of one year or less.
  • Must have a physician’s order to receive hospice services.
  • Must live in Vida Hospice’s coverage area that includes Los Angeles, Riverside, Orange, San Bernardino, or Ventura Counties. Legal residency is not required.
  • Our services are available to terminally ill persons and their families without regard to age, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, diagnosis, cost of therapy, ability to pay, or life circumstances. We do not impose any value or belief system on our patients or their families, and respect the values and belief systems of our patients and their families.