Response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

| By Meredith Ford

Ensuring continuity of care for our patients, maintaining the safety of our staff and volunteers and providing ongoing support to our local healthcare partners is of utmost importance to Casa de la Luz. We have implemented a robust infection prevention and control plan, which is updated regularly to correspond with the latest recommendations from both […]

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April is National Counseling Awareness Month

| By Stacy Alameda

  We join with  American Counseling Association (ACA), in celebrating April as Counseling Awareness Month to advocate for the profession and honor the hard work and effort counselors give to those they serve. By focusing on the positive impact counselors have on both personal well-being and overall community health, we also seek to encourage anyone […]

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A call to the community

| By Meredith Ford

Across the nation, healthcare providers are facing a shortage of available personal protective equipment (PPE). And Casa de la Luz is no exception. Our local hospice providers are facing increased challenges as we seek to provide care to our patients and families while also protecting our frontline staff. The Casa de la Luz clinical team […]

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Free Screening of Being Mortal at Tucson’s The Loft

| By Meredith Ford

Being Mortal quickly became a must-read for a lot of healthcare professionals, especially those focused on end-of-life care and terminal illnesses. After the book’s publication, PBS Frontline created a documentary film with Dr. Atul Gawande, the book’s author, exploring the hopes of patients and families facing terminal illness and their relationships with the doctors, nurses, and […]

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Continuing Education Opportunity on Jan. 28 for Healthcare Professionals

| By Meredith Ford

Casa de la Luz will host a screening of Hospice Foundation of America’s 2016 Living with Grief program, “Managing Conflict, Finding Meaning–Supporting Families at Life’s End,” on January 28 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Casa de la Luz Conference Center, 7740 N. Oracle Road, Bldg. 7760. The screening will be a webinar […]

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Finding a “Casa-Quality” Nurse

| By Meredith Ford

Within the field of nursing, there are countless career paths a nurse can take.  One of those is that of a hospice nurse.  Hospice nurses are truly unique and special.  It not only takes a great deal of knowledge and skills gained through acute care experience, but a variety of other qualities that can’t always be […]

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