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CompassionCare Hospice of Las Vegas, Nevada

Hospice. It isn’t a place; it’s a new way of thinking. About your life-limiting illness, and the way you want to live now.

CompassionCare Hospice of Las Vegas, Nevada provides palliative medical care to our community. Advanced medical care can do wonders, and we understand that at some point a decision must be made regarding the care of yourself or a loved one. Allow us to share this journey with you and show you that hospice is truly about living. Our purpose here at CompassionCare Hospice is to provide you with options. Hospice isn’t about ceasing all medical care; it’s about weighing the benefits of a certain course of treatment against the burdens of that treatment. Allowing you to enjoy this time with your loved ones.

Contact Us By Phone: (702) 636-0200

 

National Women’s Health Week - CompassionCare Hospice

National Women's Health Week Logo

National Women’s Health Week is the week of May 9. National Women’s Health Week is a reminder to women to take care of themselves. Your health is a priority. Protect your health by getting the care you need to prevent disease, disability, and injuries. Regular check-ups are important. Preventive care can keep disease away or… Read more »


Melanoma Awareness Month - CompassionCare Hospice

Melanoma

May is Melanoma Awareness Month. Melanoma or malignant melanoma is a cancer that begins in the melanocytes commonly found in the skin. Melanocytes are melanin or pigmented-producing cells. May is the month designated to spread the word about strategies for preventing skin cancer and encourage communities, organizations, families, and individuals to get involved. Skin cancer… Read more »


Medication Management With Palliative Care - CompassionCare Hospice

Pain management and palliative care issues and concepts word cloud illustration.

For our residents with life-limiting illnesses, the focus of medication management shifts from curative medications to palliative care medications. The focus of palliative care is on managing symptoms such as pain, anxiety or respiratory distress, while keeping other chronic conditions (such as High blood pressure, Diabetes, GERD) as stable as possible. Concerns over addictive properties… Read more »


CompassionCare Hospice of Southern Nevada Video Introduction - CompassionCare Hospice

Pills arranger for each day with times for medical safety

CompassionCare Hospice of Las Vegas, Nevada is the leader in palliative care. The video below introduces you to a few of our core team members. We’re here to help you discover that hospice is about living and that we’re here to help guide you through this journey. Please feel free to view the video below… Read more »


ALS Awareness Month - CompassionCare Hospice

ALS

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Awareness Month is the month of May. ALS Awareness Month is a drive to raise awareness and funds for research to cure ALS.  ALS is an acronym for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is commonly called Lou Gehrig’s Disease. The ALS Association is the only national non-profit organization fighting ALS. Amyotrophic… Read more »


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 »