Operational for more than 25 years, DeKalb County Hospice offers care and support services for patients with life-limiting illnesses. The agency provides emotional support and bereavement services. It offers physical, occupational and speech therapies. DeKalb County Hospice provides homemaker, dietary counseling and medication management services. The agency offers Initial and ongoing assessment and treatment services for physical, social and spiritual needs. It provides Short-term symptom management and pain control programs for acute and chronic illnesses. DeKalb County Hospice offers assistance with a variety of personal errands and household chores. The agency operates Powerful Tools for Caregivers, which is an educational program designed for caregivers. It is located in Dekalb, Ill.