Guiding a loved one through the end of their life…

Families guiding a loved one through the end of their life are still receiving comfort, medications, and assistance through hospice and palliative care. The needs in our valley don’t stop for a pandemic. Continue to show your support of Compass Care programs and services at Virginia Mason Memorial by giving to The Memorial Foundation today Read more about Guiding a loved one through the end of their life…[…]

Support Local Healthcare on #Giving Tuesday!

By choosing to support The Memorial Foundation, you are choosing to support local healthcare programs and services. Our donors have achieved amazing feats in local healthcare and touched countless lives as a result of their generous support. Cancer Care Supporters of North Star Lodge and cancer care have made it possible for patients like Ron Read more about Support Local Healthcare on #Giving Tuesday![…]

A Son and Daughter Share Their Experience

Through generous, ongoing community donations, Compass Care programs provide care and support for patients and families who are faced with a terminal illness. Hospice helps terminally ill people live their best lives, as comfortably as possible. The focus is on comfort, not on curing an illness. Cottage in the Meadow is a Medicare-approved hospice-care facility Read more about A Son and Daughter Share Their Experience[…]

Laying The Foundations For Hospice

By Mark Young, Hospice Development It was great to again visit the Cottage in the Meadow site and speak with Don Holden, foreman with VK Powell, general contractor on the project. Joining Don and me were two special friends of hospice, Corrine Neubert and Arlene Cuillier. These two sisters both had previous experiences with hospice Read more about Laying The Foundations For Hospice[…]

Laying The Foundations For Hospice Pt. 2

I stopped by Cottage in the Meadow construction this week and could actually see where all 12 patient rooms will be! It’s so exciting to see the building starting to take shape. Cottage in the Meadow construction began in early September and is moving along nicely. The concrete slabs have been poured and framing of Read more about Laying The Foundations For Hospice Pt. 2[…]


“I like the way you work” he said, as if he’d thought about it long and hard. We sat around him in a circle, flattered and pleased. Mr Carlton is 90 years old. Hs has been a donor for a few years and we have become fond of him. Initially he was reluctant to talk Read more about “I LIKE THE WAY YOU WORK”[…]

About Cottage in the Meadow

Dedicated providers bring hospice services to hundreds of patients and family members every year. That care is usually offered-as it should be-in the familiar and comforting surroundings of home. But sometimes home care just isn’t possible. For the widower who lives alone and has no caregiver For the elderly couple not strong enough to care Read more about About Cottage in the Meadow[…]