‘It is Truly My Calling’

Love for her work frequently shows up in a Compassus CNA’s poetry.

Lantern Release Honors Late Hospice Patients

Remembrance is part of annual reunion for families

Loving Care

A hospice social worker honors those who bring dignity and meaning to the dying.

Poetic Expression

A CNA shares a loving poem she wrote for her grandmother.

Making Good Time

Being aware of a patient’s limited time can provide deep insight into his or her life.

Before Hospice Came to Mississippi

A Compassus executive director knows firsthand how difficult end-of-life care can be without the help of hospice.

Fellow Travelers During the Storm of Death

Bereavement coordinators show how hospice teams aid families in crisis.

Recipe of Care

Every member of a hospice care team brings their own ingredient of caregiving.

A Caregiver Until the End

A hospice bereavement coordinator recalls how a special patient was first and foremost a caregiver.

A Caregiver’s Challenge With Cancer

A hospice chaplain’s own brush with death created better understanding of her patients.

The ‘Care’ of Caregiving

Caregiving Resources

Finding Renewal

Combatting the emotional, physical, financial and spiritual toll that caregiving can take.

Meeting the ‘King of Rock and Roll’

The staff at Compassus–Columbia surprises a patient with a visit from ‘Elvis.’

Unexpected Blessings

A wink from heaven

My Promise to Daniel

Sandra Ralph, RN, of Compassus in Chicago, helped her patient live before helping him die

Truly Caring

Helping a grieving son

Honoring a Legacy

Turning grief into inspiration

Purposeful Listening

Look beyond patients’ conditions to truly know their hearts

Learning to Be Herself

Shy, frightened Willow learned how to be a happy dog from Holli