The Denver Hospice

For over three decades, more than 60,000 patients and their family members have turned to us for care and comfort during difficult times.
As Colorado’s leader in hospice and palliative care we are committed to caring for everyone who comes through our door wherever they call home.
The Denver Hospice cares for the elderly at the end of their long, rich lives, those struck far too young by advanced illness, offers comfort to those who choose to battle their life-limiting illness, offers comfort and grief counseling to families and friends.

In the News

Hospice and Palliative Care

December 3, 2015 - The Denver Hospice cares for Colorado's last surviving WWII Metal of Honor Recipient.

November 21, 2015 - Denver Post columnist Krista Kafer reviews The Denver Hospice.

February 3, 2015 - Comfort Bridge Appoints Tim Bowen as President and CEO. 
 
January 27, 2015 - Bev Sloan to Retire as CEO of The Denver Hospice featured in the Denver Business Journal.
 
August 3, 2014 - 9 News visits The Denver Hospice Inpatient Care Center to meet with staff and grateful family members.
 
July 31, 2014 - Denver Hospice former CEO, Bev Sloan talks to Robbyn Hart of 850 KOA News Radio.
 
June 1, 2014 - Seniors Blue Books (North and South Metro Denver) features a hospice article written by The Denver Hospice, "How Soon is Too Soon for Hospice".
 
March 24, 2014 - An open letter to the editor was written by a grateful family member in The Denver Post in response to the article Aging well beings with being active, contributing to your community.
 
February 7, 2014 - The Denver Hospice is featured in the February publication of Profiles in Innovation by the American Academy for hospice and Palliative Medicine
 
October 5, 2013 - Denver Post columnist Krista Kafer writes a touching column about her family’s experience with The Denver Hospice. Her column speaks powerfully of the compassion and dedication our staff brings to patients and families every day.
 
July 21, 2013 - Passion in Life and Death - The Denver Hospice speaks about hospice care, getting to your Bucket List how you can help. 
 
January 5, 2013 - Nearing the End: It's a word no one wants to hear, but hospice is a plan, not a punishment.
 
August 21, 2012 - An Optio Heath Services patient discusses her decision to call in her team of palliative care experts. Christine Bartel of Aging Independently interviews Dr. Rebecca Resnik of Optio Health Services discusses important information in Palliative Care.
 
August 14, 2012 - The Denver Hospice Veteran's Program and hospice liaison Maria Kallas were featured on CBS 4's Aging Independently
 
 
Inpatient Care Center
 
June 2014 -  Denver Urban Spectrum reporting the Honoring of Veteran, Neil Jones Sr., at the Inpatient Care Center with the medals he earned 61 years ago in Korea.
 
October 10, 2013 - The Denver Hospice was honored to care for Mercury 7 astronaut Scott Carpenter who died in The Denver Hospice Inpatient Care Center at Lowry surrounded by his family.
 
March 2, 2011 - Health Policy Solutions Remembers Mickey Krupa, Avid Noric Skiier before Cancer Left him in a Wheel Chair and in the Care of The Denver Hospice Inpatient Care Center
 
January 26, 2011 - Hospice Care Center Opens. The Denver Post says Lowry facility is first of its kind in Denver
 
January 2, 2011 - Calendar Helps to Make Each Day Count. Local artist and hospice patient, Deane Knospe, illustrates and sells calendar to benefit The Denver Hospice. Story originally aired by 9 News
 
November 26, 2009 - Penny Parker, Denver Post columnist, Reports Denver Hospice Groundbreaking Announcement on Thanksgiving Day
 
 
Grief Services
  
December 6, 2012 - Holiday Help for Bereaved. Grief Counselor Jennifer Yarbro has a Q&A session with The Denver Post
 
July 7, 2012 - Families wanted to know what to tell their children while a loved one was dying. In Living Well Magazines article, Helping Children Through the Grief Process, grief counselors Emily Duhaime and Agnieska Gorska of The Footprints Children’s Grief Center kept hearing the same request over and over
 
 
Volunteering
 
July 6, 2012 - With the passing of Andy Griffith, daughter Dixie reflects on their time together. Griffith's first wife and daughter do volunteer work in Denver and are "proud to support the Denver Hospice" reports The Denver Post
 

Events/The Mask Project
 
February 12, 2014 - The Mask Project has a new face. Presenting the inaugural luncheon featuring "Lone Survivor" Marcus Luttrell and mask gallery dates moved to the fall of 2014.
 
November 21, 2012 - Denver Post:  Pneumonia claims life of community leader and events planner Linda Goto
 
May 7, 2012 - MSN Fox Sports reports Tim Tebow, Peyton Manning and John Elway battle for charity in the 12th annual The Mask Project
 
April 13, 2012 - The Mask Project gets help from Tim Tebow and John Elway. The Denver Post says the former Broncos quarterbacks lend their support to  benefit The Denver Hospice
 
May 27, 2011 - J.W. Frye, One Bike One Cause rider, visits The Denver Hospice on his way from Florida to Alaska. Story covered by The Westword
 
 
Awards
 
April 17, 2015 - The Denver Hospice is proud to receive the Golden Ethics in Business Award presented by the Rotary Club of Golden.
 
April 12, 2015 - Providing high-quality, end-of-life care to more Coloradoans, The Denver Hospice is awarded a Top Workplace Achiever by The Denver Post.
 
December 18, 2013 - The Denver Hospice board member and Chaplain Rabbi Steven Foster and his wife Joyce Foster as they accepted the Jack Shapiro Community Service Award.
 
July 26, 2013 - Circle of Life Award celebrates innovation in end-of-life care and this year’s awards highlight programs that share overriding themes of creating and championing the role of palliative care throughout all parts of the healthcare system.
 
March 29, 2012 - PR Web reports Two Hospice Programs Recognized for Their Efforts in Supporting Their African Partner Programs. The Community Hospice of Albany, NY and The Denver Hospice Awarded FHSSA Global Partnership Awards
 
August 26, 2011 - Denver Business Journal Recognizes Outstanding Women in Business and Bev Sloan's Dedication to Bringing Peace to Patients