Compassus – Newtown Square Recognizes Local Volunteers

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. – The Compassus program serving Newtown Square and the surrounding areas is proud to recognize Dan Celano and all hospice volunteers during National Volunteer Week April 23-29 for providing companionship, support and dignity to hospice patients and their loved ones.   Celano is a student at the Devereux School of Pennsylvania, and […]

Compassus – Monroe Recognizes Local Volunteers

MONROE, La. – The Compassus program serving Monroe and the surrounding areas is proud to recognize Precious Moore and all hospice volunteers during National Volunteer Week April 23-29 for providing companionship, support and dignity to hospice patients and their loved ones.   Moore has been volunteering at Compassus since May 2015. Following her graduation from […]

Compassus – Meridian Recognizes Local Volunteers

MERIDIAN, Miss. – The Compassus program serving Meridian and the surrounding areas is proud to recognize Barbara Palmer and all hospice volunteers during National Volunteer Week April 23-29 for providing companionship, support and dignity to hospice patients and their loved ones. Palmer has been volunteering at Compassus for 11 years.   “We are proud to […]

Compassus – Lafayette Recognizes Local Volunteers

LAFAYETTE, La. – The Compassus program serving Lafayette and the surrounding areas is proud to recognize Sue Bosch and all hospice volunteers during National Volunteer Week April 23-29 for providing companionship, support and dignity to hospice patients and their loved ones. Bosch has been volunteering at Compassus for seven years.   “We are proud to […]

Compassus – Kansas City Recognizes Local Volunteers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Compassus program serving Kansas City and the surrounding areas is proud to recognize Eleanor Timmerman and all hospice volunteers during National Volunteer Week April 23-29 for providing companionship, support and dignity to hospice patients and their loved ones.   The 92-year-old Nebraska native will celebrate 10 years volunteering with Compassus […]

Compassus – Joplin Recognizes Local Volunteers

JOPLIN, Mo. – The Compassus program serving Joplin and the surrounding areas is proud to recognize Sharon Darcey-Martin and all hospice volunteers during National Volunteer Week April 23-29 for providing companionship, support and dignity to hospice patients and their loved ones. Darcey-Martin, a Baxter Springs, Kansas, resident, has been volunteering at Compassus for eight years. […]

Compassus – Jackson Recognizes Local Volunteers

JACKSON, Miss. – The Compassus program serving Jackson and the surrounding areas is proud to recognize Patti Matthews and all hospice volunteers during National Volunteer Week April 23-29 for providing companionship, support and dignity to hospice patients and their loved ones. Matthews has been volunteering at Compassus since June 2016.   “We are proud to […]

Compassus – Huntsville Recognizes Local Volunteers

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Compassus program serving Huntsville and the surrounding areas is proud to recognize Stephen Sparks and all hospice volunteers during National Volunteer Week April 23-29 for providing companionship, support and dignity to hospice patients and their loved ones.   A retired pastor and hospice chaplain, Sparks now volunteers his time to visit […]

Compassus – Green Bay Recognizes Local Volunteers

GREEN BAY, Wis. – The Compassus program serving Green Bay and the surrounding areas is proud to recognize Kathleen Clouthier and all hospice volunteers during National Volunteer Week April 23-29 for providing companionship, support and dignity to hospice patients and their loved ones.   For the past three years, Clouthier has devoted every weekend to […]

Compassus – Billings Recognizes Local Volunteers

BILLINGS, Mont. – The Compassus program serving Billings and the surrounding area is proud to recognize all hospice volunteers during National Volunteer Week April 23-29 for providing support, companionship and dignity to hospice patients and their loved ones. This year, Compassus – Billings recognizes Diane Ruff, a volunteer since June 2015, as the program’s Spotlight […]

Compassus – Auburn Recognizes Local Volunteers

AUBURN, Ala. – The Compassus program serving Auburn and the surrounding areas is proud to recognize Janice Davis during National Volunteer Week April 23-29 for providing companionship, support and dignity to hospice patients and their loved ones until her passing earlier this year. Davis, who had served as a volunteer for eight years, was one […]

Compassus – Athens Recognizes Local Volunteers

ATHENS, Ga. – The Compassus program serving Athens and the surrounding areas is proud to recognize Rebekah Farris and all hospice volunteers during National Volunteer Week April 23-29 for providing companionship, support and dignity to hospice patients and their loved ones.   Farris is a student at the University of Georgia, where she also competes […]

Compassus – Allentown Recognizes Local Volunteers

ALLENTOWN, Pa. – The Compassus program serving Allentown and the surrounding areas is proud to recognize Bob Diebert and all hospice volunteers during National Volunteer Week April 23-29 for providing companionship, support and dignity to hospice patients and their loved ones.   Diebert shares his gift of music with Compassus patients, entertaining them with weekly […]

Compassus – Albuquerque Recognizes Local Volunteers

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Compassus program serving Albuquerque and the surrounding areas is proud to recognize Julie Ambrogi and all hospice volunteers during National Volunteer Week April 23-29 for providing companionship, support and dignity to hospice patients and their loved ones. Ambrogi, a pet therapist, and her companion, Lucy, a Labrador Retriever, have been volunteering […]

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 […]