Just as our physical strength decreases with age, our eyes also exhibit an age-related decline in performance. Your eye health is extremely important. Some age-related changes are perfectly normal and don’t signify any sort of disease process. Glaucoma, cataracts and macular degeneration are examples of more serious diseases that have greater potential for affecting our… Read more »
Welcome To CompassionCare Hospice Of Las Vegas, Nevada - Live Your Life
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.
Advanced medical care can do wonders. But at some point a decision may have to be made — not about ceasing all care, but about weighing the benefits of a certain course of treatment against the burdens of that treatment.
Hospice is a different kind of care, one that helps you and your caregivers better manage your pain and symptoms. So that you can more fully experience the time you have left.
It’s your life. You can choose how to live it. And every day, more patients and their families are choosing to find hope in hospice.
Understanding What Hospice Care Actually Is - Compassionate Care
There are far too many misconceptions about what Hospice Care actually is. It’s been given a negative reputation simply because it’s associated with life limiting illness. We understand these preconceived opinions, beliefs, and misconceptions. Our intention is to help people to better understand the concept of hospice care, as well as dispel any misunderstandings associated with this type of health care.
Hospice is in no way about giving up. Once truly understood, an opinion of hope and compassion will begin to form. It’s about spending time with your family and friends without the constraints of debilitating pain and discomfort. Our patients are not their illness, we strive to improve quality of life and understand that every second is precious. Our team of professionals will make sure that you and you’re loved ones are fully informed and well-prepared for the hospice journey.
Medication management often becomes more difficult as we get older, due to the increasing number of medications we take, with various schedules. Medication management is key to medication safety. Forgetting a medication dose or taking the wrong dose can threaten both health and quality of life. It is imperative to develop a safe, effective system… Read more »
March has been recognized American Red Cross month since 1943. The American Red Cross brings help and hope to those in need whether it be through monetary donations, blood donations, and/or volunteer work. Be an everyday hero. The Red Cross helps disaster victims recoup, donates blood to help hospital patients, brings a little hope to… Read more »
Many people deal with depression in their lives, and this is especially true as we get older. It is important to know that it is not a normal part of aging, it is a true and treatable medical condition. Depression is also more than just “having the blues”. There are many reasons that older adults… Read more »
Susan G. Komen Southern Nevada Race for the Cure is coming up. 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 used to help find new… Read more »
Starting January 1, 2016, physicians are able to bill Medicare for having conversations about advanced care planning with their patients. Advanced care planning helps the patient learn about the health care options that are available for end-of-life care. This may include the patient learning about hospice care. Advanced care planning is the making of decisions… Read more »
American Heart Month Offers Men And Women The Opportunity To Learn About Their Risk For Heart Disease Women Urged To Take Action Against Their No. 1 Killer on National Wear Red Day – Promote Heart Health All This Month In its ongoing effort to raise public awareness about heart disease, the American Heart Association reminds… Read more »
CompassionCare Hospice of Las Vegas, Nevada took part in Random Acts of Kindness Week. Yesterday CompassionCare donated pillows to Veterans Village in Downtown Las Vegas.Veterans Village of Downtown Las Vegas is committed to serving those who have served our country and therefore us with respect and dignity. Veterans Village is a nonprofit organization able to… Read more »
Hospice care is a concept of care that provides symptom, pain management and palliative care to those with a life-limiting illness. Hospice is located anywhere you call home, private residence, assisted living, group home, etc. Hospice treats not just the body, but the whole person, providing spiritual, social, and emotional support. Anyone can make a… Read more »
Heart disease is caused by plaque building up in the arteries, but what can cause this? Fat and cholesterol in the blood High blood pressure Smoking Too much sugar in the blood (usually because of diabetes) The body needs cholesterol to function normally. However, your body makes all the cholesterol it needs. Over a period… Read more »
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Hospice is appropriate for people with progressive, life-limiting illnesses who want to focus on enjoying their remaining time with family and friends. To this end, hospice provides effective pain and symptom management.
Contact Phone: 702-636-0200 (Las Vegas)
Contact Phone: 775-409-3995 (Reno)