Many Waiting Too Long for Special Care - CompassionCare Hospice

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Hospice care is provided by a core group of professionals who support and treat each hospice patient as a whole. Hospice doesn’t just manage pain. It shows patients and families how to best cope with an illness and addresses all physical, spiritual, and emotional needs. It is care that meets the unique needs of each individual,… Read more »


Breast Cancer Awareness Month - CompassionCare Hospice

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Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death among women. Each year it is estimated that over 252,710 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,500 will pass away from this disease, according to the National Cancer Institute. Similar to hospice, breast cancer has many myths associated with… Read more »


Grief & Loss Support Group Information - CompassionCare Hospice

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All of the following support groups are facilitated by CompassionCare Hospice Bereavement Specialists and are open to the public FREE of charge. Derfelt Senior Center – 3343 W Washington Ave: Wednesday, October 11 at 12:30 p.m. Please call Kellie for a reservation 702-636-0200. Centennial Hills Senior Center – 6611 N Buffalo (near Deer Springs): Mondays… Read more »



Looking For A Job? - CompassionCare Hospice

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Only 2 days left until the Senior Industry Community Job Fair at Palm Southwest Mortuary this Thursday, September 21st from 10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet with over 20 employers who are or will be hiring! Come Experience job searching with:  Assisted Living – Home Health – Group Home – PCA Hosted… Read more »


Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Difference - CompassionCare Hospice

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The month of September we recognize and bring attention to World Alzheimer’s. The terms Alzheimer’s and Dementia are often used conversely because people believe that they carry the same meaning. These two different diagnosis are related, however, differ from one another and can become confusing when talked about. Dementia is defined as a brain disorder that… Read more »


National Assisted Living Week - CompassionCare Hospice

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“Family is Forever” is the theme for this year’s National Assisted Living Week and was inspired by Maya Angelou. This observance day gives people the opportunity to celebrate those who serve and are served –  staff, volunteers, residents, and their families, throughout assisted living facilities all over the nation. “Family isn’t always blood, it’s the people… Read more »


Must Have Questions at End-of-Life - CompassionCare Hospice

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If you thought you were dying, what would matter most? Seventy percent of Americans say they would prefer to die at home, but nearly 70 percent die in hospitals and institutions. “Being Mortal”, a Frontline PBS program based off the book, “Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End”, by Dr. Atul Gawande, underscores the importance… Read more »


Keep Calm and Get Hired! - CompassionCare Hospice

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WE’RE HIRING!! 20 + companies in the senior industry hiring for part-time & full-time positions-DONT MISS THIS ONE OF A KIND JOB FAIR! Thursday, September 21st from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Palm Southwest Mortuary: 7979 W Warm Springs Rd, Las Vegas, 89113 Come meet and speak with those looking to fill positions in – Assisted Living, Group… Read more »


Volunteers Wanted - CompassionCare Hospice

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Hospice volunteers are essential when putting together a hospice team. Medicare guidelines require hospice organizations to have and utilize volunteers in addition to their paid employees, volunteers help to support hospice staff and also relieve caregivers. They make scheduled visits as needed based on their availability and willingness. They are unpaid, yet can be priceless. Many people imagine themselves becoming volunteers, making a… Read more »