Grief Support

Solace House

Virtual Circle of Lights

  Our annual Circle of Lights was livestreamed on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 8:00 pm CDT.  You may view it now here:   [ebs_oscvideo type="vimeo" link="https://vimeo.com/419032645" dimensions="16by9"] Please share this link with your family and friends. It can be...

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Passages Counseling

Treating Complicated Grief with EMDR

by Jacque Amweg, LSCSW, LCSW, CT, Clinical Social Worker & EMDR Therapist at Kansas City Hospice The death of a loved one is one of the most distressing experiences you will face. Grief is a natural response to loss. One...

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Solace House

What Do I Say Now?

What Do I Say Now? Tips on How to Respond When Someone You Love is Grieving by Beth Houghton, LCSW, Grief Support Specialist at Kansas City Hospice It can be hard to support a grieving person when you are at...

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Maybe It’s Okay to Be Weak

"Maybe It's Okay to be Weak" by guest blogger Alisha Bozarth brings us her perspective on why it’s okay to not be okay all the time. "Being strong in the biggest battle of my life is like asking a marathon...

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Reflections of a hospice chaplain

Reflections of a hospice chaplain

By Joel Carmer, Chaplain at Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care Reflections of a hospice chaplain: Winning the fight of being dormant Today, I am void of the volume of peace that I would like to have. I know many...

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Day of the Dead and Grief Support

Day of the Dead is a celebration of life

Part One of a three-part series on how grief support looks to traditions like Day of the Dead to help people learn new coping skills.  [caption id="attachment_13486" align="alignleft" width="300"] How to make sugar skulls - click image[/caption] By Denise Brown ...

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Kansas City Hospice

Preparing Young People for a Memorial Service

by Lisa Templeton-Farmer, Director of Grief Services, Kansas City Hospice Deciding whether young people will attend a memorial service or funeral depends on age, the family and the young person’s desires. Be Prepared Give detailed explanations of what happens before...

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Kansas City Hospice Grief Support

Grief Support – Getting back to regular routines…or not

by Jacque Amweg, LSCSW, Grief Support Specialist Maybe it's time to start getting back to regular routines...or not. This time of year, things like back-to-school, seasons changing, baseball ending and football beginning, the thought of upcoming holidays…all bring back memories...

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Solace House

Raw grief feels like drowning

by Alisha Bozarth Adapted with permission from AlishaBozarth.com Raw grief feels like drowning. I’ve never drowned, but I can imagine the panic. The inundation. The fight as your body merely wants to do what is natural, just breathe. The burn...

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Cooking and grief – why does it matter what I eat?

By Debbie Wilson, LCSW, Grief Support Specialist with Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care Cooking and grief may not seem to go hand in hand. But, I hear from so many people "why does it matter what I eat?" After the...

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Our Programs

There's a long list of hospices in Kansas City, but there's only one Kansas City Hospice. Our programs provide comprehensive expert care for all ages at all stages of serious illness.

Hospice Care

When the focus shifts to comfort instead of treatment, care comes to your home or nursing facility with a plan tailored to your needs, including emotional and spiritual support for the whole family.

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Hospice Care

Palliative Home Health Care

When complex needs benefit from a team approach, supportive home care brings the care you need, with 24/7 nurse support for pain, stress and symptoms due to serious illness.

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Palliative Home Health Care

Advanced Illness Support

Beginning as early as diagnosis and at any stage of serious illness, our nurse practitioners make home visits as needed to help coordinate your care and provide expert pain and symptom management.

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Advanced Illness Support
Hospice House

Hospice House

When symptoms cannot be easily managed at home, two hospice houses provide 24/7 expert care in comfortable home-line settings where family members can be relieved of caregiving duties to focus on loved ones.

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Carousel Pediatric Care

Carousel provides palliative and hospice care for perinatal and for babies through young adults with a dedicated team of pediatric nurses, social workers, chaplains and other specialists.

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Carousel Pediatric Care
Solace House

Solace House

Our center for grief and healing supports individuals and families who have been impacted by the death of a loved one, whether anticipated, or sudden and unexpected. We provide opportunities to share, listen, learn and heal with peer group support from age 3 through adult.

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