Last but not least we interviewed our very own Community Education Nurse. You may have seen Julie on quite a few of our other hospice education videos. She is truly a special person who is dedicated to bringing truth and knowledge to the Southern Nevada community. We appreciate everyone who viewed our National Hospice & Palliative Care Month featured interviews. Please let us know what you think about our videos and we hope everyone has a Happy Holiday season.
Jennifer – CCHLV Social Worker
This week of National Hospice & Palliative Care Month we’re interviewing another one of our amazing staff members here at CompassionCare Hospice. Jennifer is one of our Social Workers and has been in the industry a decade now. Thanks for supporting National Hospice Month and be sure to stop by to see Julie, our Community Education Nurse next week.
This week CompassionCare Hospice of Las Vegas, Nevada has another extra special interview for our followers. In observance of National Hospice & Palliative Care Month we’ve been interviewing some of our staff members to explain exactly what hospice care is. This week we’ve interviewed our wonderful Chaplain Russ. We ask that you share these interviews with as many people as possible to raise awareness about the many positive benefits of Hospice Care.
Make sure to view last week’s interview with Monica, our Quapi specialist. You can find additional Hospice Care Education videos on our official channel. We appreciate everyone’s participation in National Hospice & Palliative Care Month.
Video Footage Of The Walk To End Alzheimer’s – October 8th, 2016 Las Vegas, Nevada
Come join Team CompassionCare Hospice for our next community event or become a CCHLV volunteer. For more information view our volunteer page.
Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. The video displayed is of “The Walk to End Alzheimer’s” in Las Vegas, Nevada 2016. Video footage courtesy of Team CompassionCare Hospice of Las Vegas, Nevada. We would like to thank everyone who participated in this amazing event. It was truly inspiring to see how many people attended.
Walk To End Alzheimer’s Photo Gallery – October 8th 2016 Las Vegas, Nevada
CompassionCare Hospice Team – Walk To End Alzheimer’s Event News
By participating in the walk, the CompassionCare Hospice team helped to raise donation dollars that went to the research of Alzheimer’s treatment, prevention, and ultimately one day, a cure. It also helped increase the level of Alzheimer’s awareness in our Las Vegas community. Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia. It is a disease that destroys memory and other important mental functions. There is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, but treatment may help. Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States and more than 5 million Americans are living with it. In the United States alone someone develops Alzheimer’s every 66 seconds. All the funds raised from the event goes to the Alzheimer’s Association to further the care, support, and research for Alzheimer’s disease.
“Take the first step to a world without Alzheimer’s”.
If you have additional questions regarding Alzheimer’s / hospice services please call us at 702-636-0200.
CompassionCare Hospice Team – Walk To End Alzheimer’s Photo Gallery
On October 8th 2016 the CompassionCare Hospice team participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The event had an amazing turn-out and many locals attended to show their support. We appreciate all our friends, family members, and co-workers that took the time to walk on Saturday. Below you’ll find a photo gallery from the event.
Lois – Community Comfort Service Dog Bio
Lois is a Golden Retriever who was born on June 08, 2014. She is a trained LCC K-9 Comfort Dog with the First Good Shepherd School, Lois interacts with people at churches, schools, nursing homes, hospitals and our hospice patients. Lois is a dog that brings companionship and love that creates a powerful emotional bond between animal and human. The bonds that humans share with pets result in very positive effects: reduced anxiety and stress, increased feelings of relaxation, and an overall improved outlook on life. Hospice pet therapy, using the longstanding bond between humans and animals, brings joy, humor, unconditional love, and soothing companionship to those on the end-of-life journey.