Stories of Support

  • World Hospice and Palliative Care Day is October 13 - Each October, World Hospice & Palliative Care Day offers the opportunity to speak about end-of-life care in our community. Kansas City Hospice wants to raise awareness and understanding of the needs – medical, social, practical, spiritual – of people living with a life-limiting illness and their families. Kansas City Hospice is fortunate to have many Continue Reading
  • Childhood Cancer Awareness - As Childhood Cancer Awareness Month draws to a close, Carousel Pediatric Hospice & Palliative Care wants to remind everyone that cancer is not just for adults.
  • Diaper Donations Help Babies in Hospice Care - By Lane Foster, former volunteer and current Volunteer Coordinator - Community Partnerships & Special Events at Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care I’ll never forget the day I changed my first diaper. It wasn’t for my own child, or a niece or nephew. It was for a baby I only saw once. I had recently Continue Reading
  • Video – A Community Rises - A Community Rises video debuted on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at Sunday Night Live, the signature fund raising event for Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care. It's an inspiring story of love, friendship, and how a community can rise to meet a difficult situation. You can help Kansas City Hospice care for the greater Kansas Continue Reading
  • Families Find Comfort at Camp Carousel - Camp Carousel is a weekend camp held each year in September for families who have been affected by the death of someone close to them. It is made possible by Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care, but it isn’t just for people who have experienced hospice-related deaths. Families at Camp Carousel have also lost loved 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

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

Palliative Home Health

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

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

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
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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