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.

Hospice and Palliative Care Resources

Advance Directives and Pre-Hospice

Five Wishes Online - Five Wishes has become America's most popular living will because it is written in everyday language and helps start and structure important conversations about care in times of serious illness.

We are making Five Wishes available to our community. Please see below for two ways to access Five Wishes from The Denver Hospice.

  1. To complete your Five Wishes online, please email us at info@care4denver.org and we will send you an access key which you can enter here. Your info will be retained online and you can return to completing your Five Wishes at your convenience.

  2. To request a copy of Five Wishes, please click here to fill out an online form. Five Wishes can be picked up at our Administrative Offices or mailed to your residence.

 

MOST - The Medical Orders for Scope of Treatment form is a 1-page, 2-sided document that consolidates and summarizes patient preferences for key life-sustaining treatments including: CPR, general scope of treatment, antibiotics, artificial nutrition & hydration.
 

The Conversation Project - The Conversation Project is dedicated to helping people talk about their wishes for end-of-life care. It’s not easy to talk about how you want the end of your life to be. But it’s one of the most important conversations you can have with your loved ones.

Life Quality Institute - Life Quality Institute provides palliative care education in Colorado for physicians, nurses, physician assistants, medical students and caregivers.

 

Grief and Bereavement Services

Hospice Journey - Hospice Journey provides free personal websites for people facing terminal illness. Hospice Journey is offered by The Samvara Project, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, in collaboration with hospice organizations throughout the United States.

For a more complete listing of Bereavement Resources, please visit our Grief Center online.