Happy Nurses Appreciation Week!

| By Jodi Horton

We’re switching it up this week so we can take a moment to say thank you to all of the amazing hospice nurses out there! We have an amazing team of nurses who demonstrate compassion and dedication every day to their work.

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Get to Know…Nicky Baker, Volunteer

| By Jodi Horton

Editor’s Note: This column features people who keep things running behind the scenes and those who are on the “front lines,” providing care to our patients. All of the Casa employees and volunteers have been asked to answer five questions. The first three emphasize their hospice care work and the last two give you just […]

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Handmade Crafts Comfort Patients & Volunteers

| By Jodi Horton

Written by Peggy Valley, Casa de la Luz Hospice Volunteer The Casa de la Luz “Helping Hands Knitting & Crochet” group has been a blessing to me these past six years.  What I most love about our amazing patients is they provide much more for me than I am able to give them.  I have […]

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Get to Know…Barbara Curtis, CNA

| By Jodi Horton

Editor’s Note: This column features people who keep things running behind the scenes and those who are on the “front lines,” providing care to our patients. All of the Casa employees and volunteers have been asked to answer five questions. The first three emphasize their hospice care work and the last two give you just […]

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Get to Know…Callene Bentoncoury, RN, Administrator

| By Jodi Horton

Editor’s Note: This column features people who keep things running behind the scenes and those who are on the “front lines,” providing care to our patients. All of the Casa employees and volunteers have been asked to answer five questions. The first three emphasize their hospice care work and the last two give you just […]

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How A Hospice Social Worker Helps Your Family

| By Jodi Horton

An integral part of the hospice interdisciplinary team is the social worker. He or she provides practical and emotional support to the patient, the caregiver, and the family members. “I love working in hospice because it allows me to join my patients and family on their journey. I can help be their guide, or assist […]

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