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.
Beehive Home Assisted Living opens their doors to CompassionCare Hospice of Las Vegas as we provide wellness checks. They will surely make all of us welcome. As you age, your need for regular medical testing and usually increases. It might seem like a whole lot of trouble, but taking the time now may save you time in the future. Now is the time to be proactive about your health. A wellness exam covers the essentials of any medical check-up. The wellness exam sets up a schedule for future preventive screenings and a long-term care plan, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians. Wellness exams for seniors now includes end-of-life planning.
CompassionCare Hospice will be holding a lunch-n-learn in regards to hospice benefits covered by Medicare at Siena Hills Assisted Living. Hospice is a program of care and support for people who are terminally ill. Original Medicare or Medicare Part A and B should cover hospice if that is the path you choose. Medicare also covers end-of-life planning or discussions in regards to hospice care. Thank you Siena Hills! See you soon!
CompassionCare Hospice of Las Vegas is holding a balance clinic for the residents at Atria Sutton Assisted Living on August 17.
Having good balance means being able to control and maintain your body’s position while you are moving or remaining still. The part of the inner ear responsible for balance is the vestibular system. Good balance is important to help you get around, stay independent, and carry out daily activities. Independence is a big thing for seniors. Balance problems are among the most common reasons that older adults seek help from a doctor. As you get older, many people experience problems with their sense of balance.
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On August 15, CompassionCare Hospice is offering a class on summer heat at Decatur Pines Senior Living. We have had some off the highest temperatures of the summer these last couple weeks. The summertime is a time of fun and relaxation for most people. But for seniors, the heat and sun can be dangerous. Check out our website: http://cchlv.com/ , for some great articles related to summer heat! Or just stop by.
CompassionCare Hospice is offering their annual staff training on hospice services at Graceful Touch PCA. CompassionCare knows it takes well-qualified employees to to support the welfare of our patients and caregivers. Before working with our patients, our staff is are instructed on a variety of subjects. Hospice patients have sensitive needs. Our staff focus on these needs. CompassionCare Hospice of Las Vegas provide training specific to the current and ongoing needs of each individual patient receiving hospice care. Staff must receive this specified training before hospice services begin. Our vision is no one should travel the end-of-life journey without compassion, comfort and support.