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Hospice House–the Josie Harper Residence offers general inpatient hospice for those who have chosen noncurative comfort care. 

Hillcrest Hospice Care

1820 Hillcrest Drive, Bellevue; 402-934-2282; www.hillcresthealth.com

Hospice care supports individuals at home or in care facilities within the last six months of a life-limiting illness. A team of trained professionals helps these individuals live life to the fullest potential while providing family members with counseling and support through the hospice journey.

Hospice House — The Josie Harper Residence

7415 Cedar St.; 402-343-8600; www.hospicehouseomaha.org

A general inpatient hospice for those who have chosen noncurative comfort care. Residents may pay an initial fee and a daily care charge if they’re not covered by Medicare. Residents eligible for Nebraska Medicaid pay a reduced amount. Sponsored by CHI Health, Methodist Health System, the Visiting Nurse Association and Nebraska Medicine.

Hospice With Heart

300 W. Broadway, Council Bluffs; 712-325-6802; www.hcicareservices.org

A program of HCI Care Services, based in Des Moines and serving most of south and central Iowa. A partner with Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa. Comforts terminally ill patients and offers support to families. Services include nursing, social work, spiritual, volunteer, medications, equipment and bereavement. Pet, physical, occupational, speech and music therapies are offered.

Visiting Nurse Association

Nebraska residents: 12565 West Center Road; 402-342-5566, 800-456-8869; www.vnatoday.org

Iowa residents: Hospice of Southwest Iowa, 822 S. Main St., Council Bluffs; 712-352-1389; www.vnatoday.org

Caring for the whole person — physical, emotional, social and spiritual — in a pain-free home environment. Certified hospice and palliative care nurses focus on quality of life during the last months. Nurses are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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