Music therapy is more than entertainment. It connects with hospice patients at a deep emotional level, enabling therapists to open a path to wellbeing.
Mario-Seth Morales and John J. Choi, bereavement coordinators at Compassus–Placentia, explain how hospice teams help families in crisis.
If you’re in the hospital and unable to speak for yourself, we share steps to ensure you receive the medical care you would want.
The gift of time and simply being there can bring light to the loneliness that sometimes comes with a serious illness.
Jennifer Doyle, bereavement coordinator for Compassus – Metairie, recounts how Compassus helped a family through illness, death and beyond.
Mike Fritz, bereavement coordinator for Compassus, encourages family caregivers to rediscover their source of joy to prevent burnout.
Kelly Rusoff, a hospice volunteer in Helena, Montana, knows it’s the little things that make a difference when visiting hospice patients.
If you or someone you love has a serious illness, ask your doctor honest questions about hospice or palliative care.
Hospice volunteers are important members of the hospice team and life-changing help for hospice patients and their families.
We are proud to welcome Kurt Merkelz, M.D., to our Compassus team executive team as Medical Director.