Honoring A Life Service: Jerry Hampton

Jerry Hampton has spent his entire life serving others, from joining the army as a young man to spending time with fellow veterans at the end of their lives, as a volunteer with EveryStep Hospice in Osceola and Mount Ayr.

Three Reasons to Discuss Advance Directives

No one likes to talk about the "what if" healthcare situations that can arise from serious accidents or illnesses. However, talking about what matters most to you in the event of a healthcare crisis is one of the most important conversations you should have.

Have a Tough Discussion This National Healthcare Decisions Day

In light of National Healthcare Decisions Day (Tuesday, April 16), EveryStep urges families to take the often difficult first step in talking to their loved ones about their healthcare wishes at the end of their life. EveryStep offers free advance directive packets to help start the conversation

Supportive Sisters: Amanda the Panda Volunteers Ashley & Rachel Rinehart

When Ashley Rinehart decided to join her high school's school-to-work program in the spring of 2018, she knew exactly where she wanted to complete her internship: EveryStep Grief & Loss Services' Amanda the Panda program. Soon after, older sister, Rachel, 21, was quick to volunteer, as well.