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How Do You Pay For Hospice?

Hospice, Home Health, Palliative In-Home Care

A majority of hospice patients qualify for the Medicare Hospice Benefit, which can shoulder up to the full cost of hospice services.

Namaste now Serving Grand County Colorado

Namaste was founded in 1998 by a group of hospice professionals. These professionals had the goal of providing excellent hospice care to the underserved. Since then, we have provided care to people who live under bridges and those who have no funding or insurance.  Namaste has continued to find other ways to support those who […]

Social Workers and Advanced Directives

[vc_row][vc_column][sm_column_text]Social workers have a large and diverse role in hospice. Often people think of social workers when there is a negative situation or someone would need help applying for Medicaid. Social workers do very meaningful work in hospice. It looks different from patient to patient and day-to-day. One of the very important things our team […]

Hospice Levels of Care

[vc_row][vc_column][sm_column_text] One of the biggest misconceptions about hospice is that it is a place. Hospice is a type of care that can happen where ever the patient calls home. This includes houses, apartments, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, hotels, and more. While there is a level of care called general inpatient that happens in […]

Hospice Myths – CPR

[vc_section][vc_row equal_height=”yes”][vc_column width=”1/2″ css=”.vc_custom_1604421839267{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”][sm_callout heading=”Myth” uppercase=”yes” bg_color=”sm-orange” sub_heading=”You must have a DNR to sign onto Hospice”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][sm_callout heading=”FACT” uppercase=”yes” sub_heading=”You do not need to be “DNR” to sign on to hospice care.”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][sm_column_text] While it is not required, those at Namaste feel like it is incredibly important to share information about CPR so that […]

The History of Hospice and Namaste Hospice

There are many misconceptions about hospice. It is often misunderstood and this results in hospice services being underutilized. The word “hospice” was derived from the Latin word hospes, which means both “guest” and “host.” Dating back to the 11th century, the concept of hospice referred to a place of hospitality for not only travelers and […]


Dear Healthcare Providers and Community Partners, We at Namaste Home Health and Hospice want to update you on our COVID-19 practices so that you have peace of mind as you continue to collaborate with us to provide life changing care. We know you share our concerns about this issue and want to assure you that […]

Thank you to our Hospice Nurse

My Grandma was a strong-willed, independent and passionate human being.  She loved her family unconditionally.  At almost 99 years old she lived alone and cared for herself.  I would pop in and check on her and she would reassure me of her independence and ability to care for herself.  I remember looking at a blood […]

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