Compassus – Lakeside to Host 4th Annual 5K Walk/Run to Benefit the White Mountain Hospice Foundation

LAKESIDE, Ariz. – The Compassus program serving the White Mountains is hosting its 4th Annual 5K Walk/Run to benefit the White Mountain Hospice Foundation this Memorial Day.   Compassus’ mission is to provide high-quality end-of-life, advanced illness and home health care to patients and their families with compassion, integrity and excellence. The company’s goal is […]

Compassus – Tullahoma to Host Volunteer Training Orientation

TULLAHOMA, Tenn. – The Compassus program serving Bedford, Cannon, Coffee, Franklin, Grundy and Moore Counties will host a free hospice volunteer training orientation on Saturday, April 29, at the Compassus – Tullahoma location.   Volunteers are an integral part of the Compassus care team and are relied on to provide support, companionship and dignity to […]

Compassus Creates Honor in Late Colleague’s Name

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Compassus, a nationwide network of community-based hospice, palliative and home health programs, announced it has established the Carlos Burruel Compassus Core Values Award in honor of a colleague who lost his year-long battle with cancer on December 13, 2016. Flagstaff resident Carlos Burruel served as a Compassus regional director of sales for […]

Compassus – Meridian honors local veterans at pinning ceremony

MERIDIAN, Idaho – The Compassus program serving Meridian and the surrounding areas this week honored local veterans Roger Guernsey and Gene Hollingsworth for their military service in separate pinning ceremonies at Copper Springs Senior Living in Meridian and Edgewood Spring Creek Eagle Island in Eagle, Idaho. The ceremonies to publicly acknowledge the service and sacrifices […]

Kurt Merkelz, M.D., Named Chief Medical Officer of Compassus

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Compassus, a nationwide network of community-based hospice, palliative and home health programs, today announced the addition of Kurt Merkelz, M.D., to the organization’s executive team as senior vice president and chief medical officer.   Dr. Merkelz has been a part of Compassus since 2010, previously serving as medical director of the program […]

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 spring for grieving adults who have experienced the loss of a loved one. The group will meet Tuesday evenings, March 7  through May 2, 2017, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.   Bereavement […]

Compassus – Tullahoma to Host Volunteer Training Orientation

TULLAHOMA, Tenn. – The Compassus program serving Bedford, Cannon, Coffee, Franklin, Grundy and Moore Counties will host a free hospice volunteer training orientation on Saturday, February 25, at the Compassus – Tullahoma location.   Volunteers are an integral part of the Compassus care team and are relied on to provide support, companionship and dignity to […]

Compassus – Green Bay Recognizes Wise Health Care Consumer Month

GREEN BAY, Wis. – The Compassus program serving Green Bay and the surrounding areas joins the American Institute of Preventive Medicine in observing Wise Health Care Consumer Month this February. This month is dedicated to informing and empowering consumers to understand their health care options, communicate with their care providers and make educated decisions about […]

Compassus Seeks Volunteers in Northshore

MANDEVILLE, La. – The Compassus program serving Mandeville 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 Pat Travasos, volunteer coordinator for Compassus – Northshore. “Whether simply providing companionship or […]

Compassus Seeks Volunteers in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS – The Compassus program serving New Orleans 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 Pat Travasos, volunteer coordinator for Compassus – New Orleans. “Whether simply providing […]

Compassus – Tullahoma to Host Open House

  TULLAHOMA, Tenn. – The Compassus program serving Tullahoma and the surrounding areas will host an open house on Thursday, January 26, at the Compassus – Tullahoma location. This free event is open to the public and will provide an overview of hospice and palliative care, including services, benefits, eligibility and coverage. There will also […]

Compassus – Albuquerque Honors Patients With Life Journals

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Compassus program serving Albuquerque and the surrounding communities honors hospice patients and their families with complementary life journals, encapsulating the thoughts, memories and philosophies of patients.   “At Compassus, we recognize the power of looking beyond a patient’s condition and into the stories they carry with them,” said Maria “Patsy” Garcia, […]

Christine Davis, M.D., Named Associate Medical Director of Compassus Program Serving Florence

FLORENCE, Ala. – Compassus, a nationwide network of community-based hospice, palliative and home health programs, today announced the addition of Christine Davis, M.D., as associate medical director for the program serving Florence and the surrounding communities.   In this role, Dr. Davis will provide quality medical care to patients, working with their team of physicians […]

Compassus – Dresher Relocates Office

DRESHER, Pa. – The Compassus hospice program serving Dresher and the surrounding areas will be relocating its office on December 27. The new office is located at 601 Office Center Drive in Fort Washington.   Compassus – Dresher will continue to serve Bucks, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties.   “Our team is steadfastly committed to expanding […]

Compassus – Bedford Honors Local Veterans With Specialized Care

BEDFORD, N.H. – There are approximately 23.2 million military veterans in the U.S., including 9.2 million over the age of 65. As the nation pays tribute to American servicemen and women, living and dead, this Veterans Day – November 11 – Compassus reminds communities of the recognition and compassionate care they deserve when dealing with […]