One of the distinctive qualities about hospice is its commitment to address the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the patient AND family members. This broad and deep perspective allows us to take our mission of healing in very creative directions. We are proud to offer the following specialty programs to better serve the needs of the Maricopa County community.
Music soothes the heart and, it turns out, soothes the body as well. Music thanatology is a new and growing field that provides music as a method of pain relief and relaxation. We are blessed with a Chaplain who has been playing guitar and singing to our patients at each visit. The Chaplain comes to the bedside and plays for the patient and any invited family members. While he certainly takes requests, they also talk to the patient, learn about his or her concerns, and select melodies based on the needs of the moment. This is a free service available to any of our hospice patients. To learn more, give us a call at 602-888-7037.Return to top
We Honor Veterans
We Honor Veterans, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and the Veterans Administration is designed to empower hospice professionals to meet the unique needs of dying Veterans. The program teaches respectful inquiry, compassionate listening, and grateful acknowledgment- to comfort patients with a history of military service and possibly physical or psychological trauma.
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The support you will receive from Solace Hospice does not end when your loved one passes. Our mission is to continue to support and uplift you during this difficult time.
We know that the death of a loved one can be a deeply emotional and difficult experience. All of us grieve in our own way and in our own time. Navigating through the journey of grief can feel like and overwhelming process.
While it may seem impossible to believe, the intense pain of grief will eventually ease. In the meantime, there are ways to feel less overwhelmed and distressed by it. Gaining knowledge and insight about the grief process is one step that can make a difference.
Our twelve-month bereavement program includes regular educational mailings are designed to help you better understand and accept your experience. Topics of our grief and loss support mailings include:
- Managing Grief Symptoms
- Understanding Difficult Emotions
- Easing the Stress of Grief
- Creating a Support System
- Finding New Meaning
In addition, we provide regular one on one phone calls from our bereavement staff for personalized support.
And if at any time you just need someone to talk to, our staff are just a phone call away. We are here when you need us, providing the loving support and guidance to navigate the grief journey.
With Solace Hospice by your side, you do not need to grieve alone.Return to top