Stories of Support

  • Hospice houses lead the way in a heart-breaking time of pandemic - This article about the hospice houses of Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of Healthy KC Magazine. Kansas City Hospice House and NorthCare Hospice House offer expert and compassionate care in a serene, family-friendly environment. by Wanda Kelsey-Mendez In March 2020, the first COVID nursing home death occurred in… Continue Reading
  • Get silly with us! - Is there something silly in the air? Do you feel it? February draws near and something is different. There's a tingle on the upper lip. A giggle threatens to erupt. Thoughts turn to Tom Selleck, Andy Reid, Steve Harvey, and maybe, Groucho Marx. Forget about that stuffy old groundhog, February is Mustache Month for Carousel!  Continue Reading
  • Giving Hope Giving Tuesday - Today on Giving Tuesday, we thank our many donors who are giving hope to families in Kansas City this year. This video had its debut at our Sunday Night Live online event this year. It shows a few of the MANY ways donors make it possible to care for our community. Continue Reading
  • Donors support the golden hour - There is a moment of warmth, just before the sun slips behind the horizon, when the world is infused with a soft, ethereal glow. Photographers call it the Golden Hour. At Kansas City Hospice, this Golden Hour reflects the moment of life when the warmth of love, goodness, kindness, and beauty reflects back upon our… Continue Reading
  • Celebrating milestones with a committed partner - Celebrating milestones with a committed partner. Woodley Building Maintenance is one of the Midwest’s leading custodial service companies, founded in Kansas City in 1969 by Jimmy and Robery Woodley. Continue Reading

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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