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 »


Looking for Employment? - CompassionCare Hospice

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If you are looking for jobs within Assisted Living, Home Health, Group Home, or PCA companies you don’t want to miss the Senior Industry Job Fair being held on Thursday, September 21st from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Palm Southwest Memorial: 7979 W Warm Springs Rd, Las Vegas 89113. Sponsored by CompassionCare Hospice, come… Read more »


Feed A Senior Campaign - CompassionCare Hospice

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Grandparents Day is around the corner (September 10th) and CompassionCare Hospice’s community partner, Helping Hands of Vegas Valley, is #DoingSomethingGrand in honor of this commemorative day! Their Feed A Senior Campaign will help assist low income seniors in our community who are hungry and in need of food. Just $20 will provide food to one individual for… Read more »


National Grief Awareness Day - CompassionCare Hospice

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Today, August 30th, is a day that recognizes the grief that can consume us when we lose someone we love. The effects that death can have on us, vary from person to person. A woman named Angie Cartwright founded National Grief Awareness Day in 2014. Familiar with loss, she too became lost in her grief and… Read more »


Senior Industry Job Fair! - CompassionCare Hospice

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CompassionCare Hospice will be hosting a job fair on Thursday, September 21st from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at West Palm Mortuary located at 7979 W Warm Springs Rd, LV 89113. Experience job searching with the following: Assisted Living Group Homes Home Health PCA Agencies Admission is FREE and there will be over 20 vendors! Dress… Read more »


Start End-of-Life Planning Today - CompassionCare Hospice

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When faced with mortality we normally close up and change the subject. It’s a difficult subject to discuss and think about, especially with our own parents. Death is inescapable and will face us all one day, while we’re able it is important to have these conversations with our loved ones. Preparing for the end while… Read more »


Pet Ownership for the Elderly - CompassionCare Hospice

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For most peoples’ life times, pets provide us with endless love and companionship bringing great joy into our lives. They become part of our families, and for the elderly, pets can mean the world-providing physical and emotional well-being. Pets can do wonders and play a key role in a seniors overall health. Seniors who are pet owners come across many… Read more »


A Different Type of Care - CompassionCare Hospice

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Hospice is different. Centered on palliative care, which is the management of pain and symptoms so that every moment can be as comfortable and rewarding as possible. Traditional medicine treats the disease, where hospice attends with compassion and respect, to the whole patient. At some point a decision may have to be made-not about ceasing all care,… Read more »