David Kessler, Healing and Loss Expert, Coming to Lakeside

LAKESIDE, Ariz. – David Kessler, a world-renowned expert on grief and loss, will present “Hope, Healing and Miracles in the Last Chapter of Life” at Porter Mountain Fellowship in Lakeside on Thursday, September 14. The event is sponsored by Compassus, the White Mountain Hospice Foundation and Owens Livingston Mortuary.   Kessler, who has co-authored two […]

Compassus – Springfield Recognizes Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – This month, the Compassus program serving Springfield and the surrounding areas recognizes National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and extends its support to the patients, family members, care staff, volunteers, survivors and others affected by the disease.   “At Compassus, we understand how a diagnosis like cancer can turn the lives of a […]

Compassus – Bozeman to Host Weekly Grief Support Group

BOZEMAN, Mont. – The Compassus program, formerly Rocky Mountain Hospice, serving Bozeman and the surrounding areas is hosting a nine-week support group this fall for grieving adults who have experienced the loss of a loved one. The group will meet Tuesday evenings, Sept. 19 through Nov. 14, 2017, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.   Bereavement […]

Compassus – Scarborough Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

SCARBOROUGH, Maine – The Compassus hospice program serving Southern Maine is celebrating 10 years of providing high-quality, compassionate care to patients and families in Cumberland and York counties. Over the last 10 years, Compassus has served more than 2,000 patients, provided grief support to 3,000 family members and hosted 500 “Inspiring Life” celebrations. “Since we […]

Compassus – Cleveland Relocates Office

CLEVELAND – The Compassus hospice program serving Cleveland and the surrounding areas is relocating its office on August 28. The new office will be located at 6000 Lombardo Center in Seven Hill.   Compassus – Cleveland will continue to serve patients and families in Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Huron, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage and Summit counties. […]

Compassus Named to Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Compassus, a nationwide network of community-based home health, palliative and hospice care programs, has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in America. “We are honored to be included among our country’s most successful private companies,” said James Deal, CEO. “Compassus is dedicated to clinical excellence, compassionate care, […]

Compassus – Tullahoma Hospice Executive Director Selected for Healthcare Mission Trip to South Africa

TULLAHOMA, Tenn. – Compassus has selected Edie Rimas of Tullahoma to join a team of medical volunteers to assist Living Hope, the company’s sister hospice program in Cape Town, South Africa, on a mission trip August 12-20. The Compassus team, which includes two physicians, five registered nurses, two certified nursing assistants, a social worker, volunteer […]

Compassus – Lakeside Director of Clinical Services Selected for Healthcare Mission Trip to South Africa

Lakeside, Ariz. – Compassus has selected Kammy Heuett of Lakeside to join a team of medical volunteers to assist Living Hope, the company’s sister hospice program in Cape Town, South Africa, on a mission trip August 12-20. The Compassus team, which includes two physicians, five registered nurses, two certified nursing assistants, a social worker, volunteer […]

Compassus – Colorado Springs Volunteer Coordinator Selected for Healthcare Mission Trip to South Africa

Colorado Springs, Colo. – Compassus has selected Nancy Oxenhandler of Colorado Springs to join a team of medical volunteers to assist Living Hope, the company’s sister hospice program in Cape Town, South Africa, on a mission trip August 12-20. The Compassus team, which includes two physicians, five registered nurses, two certified nursing assistants, a social […]

Young Patient Meets the ‘King of Rock and Roll’

The staff at Compassus in Columbia, Tennessee surprise a patient with a visit from ‘Elvis.’   Cree Mason has always admired Elvis Presley, and often dreamed of what it would have been like to meet him. With that in mind, the Compassus program serving Columbia, Tenn., and the surrounding areas, recently planned a special surprise […]

Compassus Seeks Volunteers in Cleveland

CLEVELAND – The Compassus hospice program serving Cleveland and the surrounding areas is currently seeking volunteers to provide comfort and support to patients and families in need of end-of-life care.   “Volunteers help make our mission a reality here at Compassus,” said Marc Brown, executive director of Compassus – Cleveland. “Whether simply providing companionship or […]

Compassus Seeks Volunteers in Dayton

DAYTON, Ohio – The Compassus hospice program serving Dayton and the surrounding areas is currently seeking volunteers to provide comfort and support to patients and families in need of end-of-life care.   “Volunteers help make our mission a reality here at Compassus,” said Bridget Lewis, volunteer coordinator for Compassus – Dayton. “Whether simply providing companionship […]