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National Hunger & Homeless Awareness Week - CompassionCare Hospice

Hunger & Homeless Week - CompassionCare Hospice of Las Vegas, Nevada

National Hunger & Homeless Awareness Week begins today until November 20. Perfectly timed. It is held every year the week before Thanksgiving. Be thankful for what you have. This week aims to be bring awareness to two important and often seen issues to the table. Hunger & Homeless Awareness Week is working towards a world… Read more »


The Hospice Team - CompassionCare Hospice

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It’s not uncommon to hear that hospice workers make superhuman efforts to pay attention to detail and help maintain an ill person’s dignity at the end of their life. Typically, hospice care is a team effort – combining  physicians, nurses, social workers, counselors, home health aides, clergy, therapists, and trained volunteers. Their joint efforts are not only… Read more »


Support for Our Military Families - CompassionCare Hospice

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Military Family Month was established in 1996 by the Armed Services YMCA, with the U.S. Government recognizing the occasion every year. Each November, the President signs a proclamation declaring November Military Family Month and with hundreds of thousands of service members deployed overseas, recognizing the daily sacrifices made by military families is highly necessary. As… Read more »


Hospice Can Help - CompassionCare Hospice

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Hospice Can Help When you or a loved one is facing a life-limiting illness, you may not know which way to turn. While traditional medicine treats a disease, hospice is compassionate care focused on comfort and quality of life. But while advanced care can do wonders for those with life-limiting illnesses it also can be… Read more »


Lung Cancer Awareness Month - CompassionCare Hospice

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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. This year’s campaign is “Share Your Story.” “We believe that when one person shares their story, it causes a ripple effect that gives others permission to do the same.  This ultimately builds a more supportive community and helps move us towards a more supportive discussion of the disease,” says… Read more »


“Movember”or Men No Shave Month - CompassionCare Hospice

"Movember" or no shave Novemer for Men's Health Awareness Month - CompassionCare Hospice of Las Vegas, Nevada

“Movember” is the month of November. This month is set aside to raise awareness and support cancer and mental health isseus. Men are facing a health crisis. Too many men are dying too young. The Movember Foundation is the only global charity focused solely on men’s health. The Movember Foundation partners with the Prostate Cancer… Read more »


Aging Adults And COPD - CompassionCare Hospice

Aging Adults and COPD - CompassionCare Hospice of Las Vegas, Nevada

November is COPD Awareness Month. COPD is the third leading cause of death in the United States. It is a chronic a progressive condition with no cure. Medications and treatments may help, but eventually the symptoms will worsen. There are many opportunities for hope and a certain quality of life even after a diagnosis of… Read more »


National Hospice And Palliative Care Month – Interview With Monica Our Quapi Specialist - CompassionCare Hospice

National Hospice and Palliative Care Month - CompassionCare Hospice

“We cannot direct the wind but we can adjust the sails.” Interview With Monica Our Quapi Specialist In support of National Hospice and Palliative Care Month we had a chance to sit down with a few of the team members here at CompassionCare Hospice of Las Vegas,Nevada. Our intent was to gain insight into hospice… Read more »