Making lives better.

For us “hero” is not a word to be taken lightly, and our stories here are demonstrations of why these individuals deserve to be known as such.

Our hospice heroes sometimes go out of their way to make tremendous sacrifices for our patients. And sometimes, it is a small but unexpected gesture that makes a significant difference for patients and families struggling with end-of-life issues.

But no matter what they contributed, they all share one important thing in common – a relentless passion for hospice service and sense of deep empathy and concern for the people they are privileged to care for.

Northern Arizona Hospice in Flagstaff, AZ

Northern Arizona Hospice in Flagstaff, Ariz., has a 98-year-old patient who is a World War II veteran and is frequently alone. Due to his illness, he mostly watches TV, but used to be very active doing construction work and do-it-yourself projects. Marilyn Fogg,...

Terri Miller, RN, Idaho Home Health and Hospice in Twin Falls, ID

Terri (Teresa) Miller, RN at Idaho Home Health and Hospice in Twin Falls, Idaho, had been working with a patient for six months. She does a terrific job building a rapport with her patients. During this visit, the patient was saying his good byes to family and...

Elite Hospice in Springdale, AR

Elite Hospice in Springdale, Ark., recently had the honor of providing end-of-life care for their own CNA’s father. He was diagnosed with advanced cancer that progressed very quickly. To put it mildly, he was a motorcycle guy and his final wish was to ride one more...

Harris Hospice in Sylva, NC

Working in hospice is not an easy task, and most people who choose hospice feel that is it their calling. Day after day our teams deal with death and dying, and have to find ways to move ahead with a positive mental focus and strict personal boundaries, while never...

Northern Arizona Hospice in Flagstaff, AZ

Northern Arizona Hospice in Flagstaff, Ariz., recently had a 43-year-old patient with end-stage cancer. He had encountered some unfortunate circumstances and was incarcerated in the county jail. The staff were able to provide him with the best care despite his past or...

University of Tennessee Hospice in Knoxville, TN

University of Tennessee Hospice in Knoxville, Tenn., recently had a 19-year-old patient. Heather Pierson, RN, developed a special relationship with this patient and her family. The patient is child-like and Heather would sometimes bring her action figures or other...

Assured Hospice in Olympia, WA

Assured Hospice in Olympia, Wash., had a 43-year-old patient on their service who was battling ovarian cancer. She mentioned to Amy Carrithers, RN, that she would love to get out and see the new Avengers movie that was just coming out in nearby theaters. Due to some...

Dr. Vernette Carlson, medical director at UP Health System Hospice in Menominee, MI

Dr. Vernette Carlson, medical director at UP Health System Hospice in Menominee, Mich., has found a very special way to bring comfort and joy to the hospice patients served in her area. On her own time, Dr. Carlson gathers supplies and makes beautiful wooden ornaments...

Geraldine Rowan-Queen, volunteer, West Virginia Hospice in Buckhannon, WV

Geraldine “Gerri” Rowan-Queen is a volunteer at West Virginia Hospice in Buckhannon, W. Va. Gerri is 72 years old and has four children, 11 grandchildren, six great grandchildren, and another one on the way. She spent three years of her childhood in an orphanage after...

Sylvia Johnson, bereavement coordinator, Louisiana Hospice & Palliative Care in Opelousas, LA

Sylvia Johnson is the bereavement coordinator for Louisiana Hospice & Palliative Care in Opelousas, La. She has really taken the agency’s grief support program and made it her own. Several families served by the program needed to extend their services past the...
Northern Arizona Hospice in Flagstaff, AZ

Northern Arizona Hospice in Flagstaff, AZ

Northern Arizona Hospice in Flagstaff, Ariz., has a 98-year-old patient who is a World War II veteran and is frequently alone. Due to his illness, he mostly watches TV, but used to be very active doing construction work and do-it-yourself projects. Marilyn Fogg,...

Elite Hospice in Springdale, AR

Elite Hospice in Springdale, AR

Elite Hospice in Springdale, Ark., recently had the honor of providing end-of-life care for their own CNA’s father. He was diagnosed with advanced cancer that progressed very quickly. To put it mildly, he was a motorcycle guy and his final wish was to ride one more...

Harris Hospice in Sylva, NC

Working in hospice is not an easy task, and most people who choose hospice feel that is it their calling. Day after day our teams deal with death and dying, and have to find ways to move ahead with a positive mental focus and strict personal boundaries, while never...

Northern Arizona Hospice in Flagstaff, AZ

Northern Arizona Hospice in Flagstaff, AZ

Northern Arizona Hospice in Flagstaff, Ariz., recently had a 43-year-old patient with end-stage cancer. He had encountered some unfortunate circumstances and was incarcerated in the county jail. The staff were able to provide him with the best care despite his past or...

University of Tennessee Hospice in Knoxville, TN

University of Tennessee Hospice in Knoxville, TN

University of Tennessee Hospice in Knoxville, Tenn., recently had a 19-year-old patient. Heather Pierson, RN, developed a special relationship with this patient and her family. The patient is child-like and Heather would sometimes bring her action figures or other...

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The Hospice Promise Foundation assists patients and families with essential, non-hospice related expenses they are unable to afford themselves – such as rent and utility bills, emergency repairs, personal care items and food assistance. The foundation also provides funding for patients’ last wishes, burial assistance, and community projects like bereavement camps for children and educational outreach programs for end-of-life care.

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  • Empower you to make decisions about your life and hospice care.
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