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Kansas City Hospice

Confessions of a ‘Stache Faker

By Wanda Kelsey-Mendez, Communications Manager at Kansas City Hospice February is Mustache Month for Carousel and I'm a 'Stache Faker for the cause! I didn't want to sit by the sidelines and watch men grow hairy lips when Kansas City...

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Kansas City Hospice certified Jewish hospice

Kansas City Hospice is certified to provide Jewish Hospice

Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care has been recertified by the National Institute of Jewish Hospice (NIJH) for the 2020 year! We provide culturally-sensitive care to all people and honor the beliefs of each and every person. What does this...

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We Honor Veterans

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

by Paul Weddle, COO, Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day is one of the days I’m ashamed to say I used to take for granted. I didn’t grow up in a military family, but I...

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UnSefie Kansas City Hospice

#UnSelfie for #GivingTuesday

Are you ready to UnSelfie for #GivingTuesday? Everyone has something they can do to make the world a little bit better, and today we’re celebrating the many ways our community of supporters give to support families served by Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care! Join...

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Kansas City Hospice

A Mother’s Love

[ebs_button style="btn-default btn-lg btn-block" type="link" target="true" title="DONATE NOW AND DOUBLE YOUR IMPACT" link="/HEART-OF-GOLD/"] A Mother’s Love Most of us will never experience the heartache, or the unending love, that comes with parenting a child with profound disabilities. Yet sometimes it’s...

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We honor veterans

Honoring those who served

by Mark Fenton, Chaplain at Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care As a chaplain at Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care, it's a privilege for me to participate in the We Honor Veterans program, honoring those who served. We recognize...

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home health care

National Hospice & Palliative Care Month

by David Wiley, President & CEO, Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. We're joining with hospices throughout the country to raise awareness about the many options for people who are affected by...

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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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compassionate care

Finding Joy – a Chaplain’s story of pie, tea and memories

by Joel Carmer, Chaplain at Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care There are many paths to finding joy and peace. Some people find joy in their family and shared memories. Others have hobbies and creative outlets. For some, it's a...

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Volunteers Love Working at Top Drawer

by Lori Feagins, Manager of Top Drawer Resale Boutique, benefiting Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care Volunteers love working at Top Drawer! Why do volunteers enjoy giving back to Kansas City Hospice by donating their time? "It warms my heart...

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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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