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Recognizing Our Talented, Dedicated Nursing Assistants

Nursing assistants are the backbone of EveryStep Hospice, providing hands-on care and compassion to our patients across the state.

A Lasting Memory: The Pérez-Martinez Family

Erika Pérez's husband was diagnosed with cancer earlier this year. Given a prognosis of six months to live, the Pérez-Martinez family has made it their mission to make the most of their time together.

Focusing On The Child: EveryStep's Play and Learn Program

During the summer, the Play and Learn program heads outside. You'll find chidden and their caregivers playing and interacting at a different park each day of the week for eight weeks in Des Moines or West Des Moines.

"I Want to Go Home" - 3 Ways to Respond As A Caregiver

Hearing your loved one say "I want to go home" over and over again is something dementia caregivers often deal with. It's especially frustrating to hear when they're already home. The challenge is how to respond in a way that calms them down and helps them let go of the idea.