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Compassionate Care Hospice

We Believe in Compassionate Care

Often, patients have premonitions that the transition is near, while family members are usually the last to accept a terminal prognosis. We’ve witnessed many cases where patients fight on just to give that final hug, kiss, smile or prolonged eye contact. Undoubtedly, knowing that a beloved family member or friend’s time is near is a numbing, terrifying and heartbreaking experience. It is when acceptance takes over and families realize that there is nothing left, medically or otherwise, to prolong their loved one’s life without diminishing its quality that most families contact us for services.

Choosing Hospice Care for your Loved One is the Final Ode to Love

Hospice care can be provided in the comfort of your loved one’s own home, in a hospice care facility or in a nursing home. Often, patients grow close to their clinicians, composed of: professional hospice nurses, counselors, spiritual practitioners and even physicians. This caregiving team helps usher your loved one through the transition and lifts the burden off of you. When you choose hospice care for your loved one, something beautiful often happens; strong family bonds grow even stronger, unspoken words find freedom, closure becomes achievable and even simple silent moments together take on a loving, spiritual nature. Hospice is the most important final gift and service you can provide to a loved one.

Usually, in chronic and terminal conditions, a loved one may endure excruciating pain, but with hospice care many patients report complete pain relief. Expert medical management of pain medication can lead to peace as the final moments draw nearer. Often, families report that they wish they would have sought hospice care earlier.

A life-limiting illness is hard to accept and even harder to address with family and friends. We must ask ourselves, however, how we would want our own final chapter written if we only had weeks or months left. It is okay to have these conversations with family members and engage everyone who is close to your departing loved one so that the final chapter can be written together: functionally, progressively and lovingly. Long after your loved one has departed, the memories of our journey together will remain and will likely be a source of strength for the rest of your lives. We look forward to caring for you and your loved ones the way we would care for our own families and loved ones.

Meet The Team

Executive Team


Shawn Kaleka

Shawn Kaleka

Chief Executive Officer

Nicholas Sanchez

Nicholas Sanchez

Chief Operating Officer

Brent Wilson, M.D.

Brent Wilson, M.D.

Medical Director

Steven Silva, RN

Steven Silva, RN

Director of Nursing and Patient Care Services

Cristiane Kasdorf Vega

Cristiane Kasdorf Vega

Administrator

Michael Gibby

Michael Gibby

Financial Director

Mika Roland, RN

Mika Roland, RN

Director of Quality Assurance, Education and Compliance

Social Services


Heather Rangel

Heather Rangel

LCSW Supervisor of Social Services

Heather Toledo

Heather Toledo

MSW

Nelly Garcia

Nelly Garcia

MSW

Administrative Team


Gaota Vang

Gaota Vang

Administrative Assistant

Laura Praytor

Laura Praytor

Administrative Assistant

Henry Pauls

Henry Pauls

Hospice Chaplain

Maria Soto

Maria Soto

Travel Coordinator

Nurses


Colleen Saliba

Colleen Saliba

Nurse Practitioner

Bennie Wampler, RN

Bennie Wampler, RN

Nancy Winebrenner, RN

Nancy Winebrenner, RN

Peggy Ferolito, RN

Peggy Ferolito, RN

Rebecca Mccraw, RN

Rebecca Mccraw, RN

Mary Velez, RN

Mary Velez, RN

Teng Moua, RN

Teng Moua, RN

Patti Samson, RN

Patti Samson, RN

Belen Alvarez, LVN

Belen Alvarez, LVN

Brittney Thompson, LVN

Brittney Thompson, LVN

Evelyn Kimuyu, LVN

Evelyn Kimuyu, LVN

Virginia Rosales, LVN

Virginia Rosales, LVN

Ashley Gallardo, LVN

Ashley Gallardo, LVN

America Gonzales, LVN

America Gonzales, LVN

Eela Seechan, LVN

Eela Seechan, LVN

Sherly Hernandez, LVN

Sherly Hernandez, LVN

Home Health Aides


Elena Corpus, HHA

Elena Corpus, HHA

Mackenzie Ellis, HHA

Mackenzie Ellis, HHA

Yvonne Armstrong, HHA

Yvonne Armstrong, HHA

Christina Hoyer, HHA

Christina Hoyer, HHA

Marissa Mueller, HHA

Marissa Mueller, HHA

Theresa Zayas, HHA

Theresa Zayas, HHA

Savanna Thin, HHA

Savanna Thin, HHA

Jerome Soriano, HHA

Jerome Soriano, HHA

Rubi, Juarez, HHA

Rubi, Juarez, HHA