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December 9, 2019

Compassus Finds New Home in Washington, Iowa

The Compassus hospice location serving Washington is moving to a new office space at 119 E. Second St., in Washington, Iowa.
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The Healing Power of Massage Therapy

Massage therapy during hospice care may reduce stress and pain hormones, leading to improvements in immune function and well being,
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Aromatherapy Supports Holistic Well-Being in Hospice Patients

Aromatherapy uses plant extracts called essential oils to support the well-being of hospice patients and their caregivers.
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Music is the Bridge Between a Hospice Chaplain and Patients

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A recognizable tune on the guitar enables hospice chaplain Dennis Zimmerman to bridge healing connections with patients and families.
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Michael Colombo and his Four-legged Partners

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Michael and his therapy pets help hospice patients break down the walls of loneliness and isolation.
November 15, 2019

Compassus Expands Access to End-of-Life Care in Central Texas

Compassus has opened a new location in Waco, Texas. The new location will expand access to Bosque, Coryell, Falls, Hill and McLennan counties.
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Therapy Animals Lift Moods and Lower Stress

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Animal-assisted therapy has been shown to reduce anxiety, pain, depression, fatigue and stress in both medical and non-medical situations
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7 Reasons Why Music Therapy is Helpful to Hospice Patients

Hospice care is about achieving the best quality of life possible, Music can lift spirits, help patients connect and recapture good memories.
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Connecting with Dementia Patients Through Music

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Music taps into a unique pathway to the memories and emotions of dementia patients. Rev. Dr. Cathy Genthner shares how she make connections through music.
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Music Therapy: Finding Solace in Song

Music therapy is more than entertainment. It connects with patients at a deep level, enabling therapists to open paths to physical and emotional wellbeing.