August 26, 2020

Crystal Muench works every week to arrange the floral donations from our community partner, Trader Joes, into beautiful flower arrangements for our patients. What drew you to hospice volunteering? My childhood best friend’s daughter died of a rare type of brain cancer at the age of five. During this, I was exposed to the work […]

March 26, 2020

Klamath Falls, Oreogon Hi Everyone, Yesterday morning as I drove through an empty downtown Klamath Falls-void of people and cars alike—giant snowflakes fell from the sky and gently fell across the empty streets, and for a moment it was like I was in some dystopian movie, half expecting a helicopter to land and guys in […]

December 26, 2019

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Oregon Tech students work to comfort hospice patients. Students in the Bio-Health Sciences Club has been making blankets for High Desert Hospice for several years. Student Marissa McGinnis is a member of the club. “This year we wanted to make it bigger and better than all the rest of the years.” The […]

November 20, 2019

Karen and Kay are our dynamic duo who use their friendship and shared faith to serve hospice patients as a team. Karen has a background in hospice, having spent part of her career managing a hospice office in Cumming, GA. “My husband passed away on hospice, and it was not a good experience. Very little […]

September 11, 2019

Klamath Falls, Ore. – High Desert Hospice of Klamath Falls hosted a butterfly release Saturday afternoon. Nearly 200 people showed up at the Moore Park Pavilion to remember friends and loved ones recently lost. “What we’re doing today, is our non-profit High Desert Hospice Foundation is doing a butterfly release.”  Explains Barbara Golden of High […]

April 10, 2019

A patient of ours wanted to try Rocky Mountain Oysters before he died. He expressed this wish to his Hospice CNA and she immediately began making connections within our community to see it through. Within a matter of about a week, the patient was enjoying authentic, Rocky Mountain Oysters, harvested from a local farm by […]

April 10, 2019

Our Foundation recently received a Foundation request for A relatively young patient who had relocated to Heart of Hospice’s service area to live with her daughter who would be able to care for her full time; the patient’s spouse was overwhelmed at home, being the primary caregiver for a special needs child.  Although the patient’s […]

2019 Inspiring Hospice Foundation