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CompassionCare Hospice – Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure - CompassionCare Hospice

CompassionCare Team in Front of Water Station

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure was this morning. And what a beautiful morning it was. Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is an event to raise awareness for breast cancer. It is a great fundraiser as well. Susan G. Komen is the largest nonprofit supporter of breast cancer research. This research is… Read more »


Chronic Illnesses - CompassionCare Hospice

A chronic illness is a human health condition or disease that is persistent or otherwise long-lasting in its effects or a disease that comes with time. The term chronic is usually applied when the course of the disease lasts for more than three months. Common chronic illnesses include arthritis, asthma, cancer, COPD, diabetes and viral… Read more »


Cholesterol - CompassionCare Hospice

High cholesterol leads to ateriosclerosis

Cholesterol isn’t all bad. We all have and need this waxy, fat-like substance in our bodies. Our bodies make all the cholesterol we need. It is needed to make hormones, Vitamin D, and other substances that help with digestion. However; 1 out of 6 American adults have high cholesterol. Cholesterol travels through your blood and… Read more »


Stress Management - CompassionCare Hospice

Stress Management

Stress can come from a wide variety of source… our jobs, family obligations, finances and so on. Usually these stressors are short term (acute) and once we deal with the stressful situation, we move on. There is even a type of stress that is considered “good” stress – that which makes us feel vital and… Read more »


Anxiety - CompassionCare Hospice

It’s tough to be productive in your daily life when anxiety and worry are dominating your thoughts. But what can you do? If you’re like many chronic worriers, your anxious thoughts feel uncontrollable. Anxiety is a feeling of concern or worry and includes increased alertness or awareness in a person. It can be mild, moderate… Read more »


National Healthcare Decisions Day – Advance Care Planning - CompassionCare Hospice

Last Will and Testament rolled up with reading glasses and pen isoated on white with a black ribbon and health care directive: Advance Care Planning

National Healthcare Decisions Day is April 16, 2016. CompassionCare Hospice is supporting National Healthcare Decisions Day to inspire, educate, and empower the public and providers about the importance of advance care planning. Advance care planning is a way to plan ahead for your medical care in case you cannot make your wishes known. All adults… Read more »


Celebration Of Life Memorial Las Vegas, Nevada – 2016 - CompassionCare Hospice

Celebration of Life

CompassionCare Hospice Would Like To Thank Everyone That Attended We want to start off by saying thank you to all involved for making Saturday great. CompassionCare Annual Memorial Service: Celebration of Life was Saturday April 9, 2016 at 10 A.M. The memorial service was beautiful to say the least. We were able to pay respect… Read more »


Cancer Control Month - CompassionCare Hospice

Cancer Awareness

April is cancer control month. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States. Cancer control month highlights prevention, detection, ad treatment of cancer. Cancer is not one disease. There are many types of cancers. Cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the body. Being overweight or obese, physical inactivity,… Read more »


Celebration Of Life Memorial – 2016 - CompassionCare Hospice

different roses, white, yellow, rose, red, claret, orange

CompassionCare Annual Memorial Service: Celebration of Life is today, Saturday April 9, 2016 at 10 A.M. The memorial service is at the Springs Preserve located at 333 South Valley View at US 95. We are having a video montage of loved ones at the service as well as releasing of doves to honor loved ones…. Read more »


Professional Social Work Month - CompassionCare Hospice

Social worker helping  care for a woman

March is national social work month. Social work month is almost over, but CompassionCare Hospice is still celebrating. March is the month we set aside to acknowledge the nation’s more than 600,000 social workers. Social Work is one of the fastest growing professions in the United States. Honor social workers and point out to others… Read more »