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Wings of Hope se estableció debido al encuentro cara a cara de la Dr. Angela Katz con la muerte, su supervivencia y su profunda creencia de usar el don de su vida para servir a los demás.


En 2010, se le dijo a Angela que tenía cáncer y sólo se le dieron nueve meses para vivir. Ella batalló con cómo enfrentar lo que ella pensaba que sería el final de su vida. Había tanto que ella quería hacer con la vida que le quedaba. Aún en medio de esta devastadora noticia, Angela continuó sustentando a su familia y creando belleza alrededor de ella. Plantó árboles frutales en su patio trasero, y horneó deliciosos pasteles para sus amigos y familiares.


Contra todas las probabilidades, después de una cirugía dramática y múltiples rondas de quimioterapia, las cuales resultaron en un año de ceguera, Angela ahora está libre de cáncer y ha recuperado su visión. Ella cree que su vida es un regalo, un regalo que la inspira a ayudar a aquellos que están enfermos y necesitados.

Esta experiencia ha hecho que Angela conociera de manera única los aspectos físicos, emocionales y espirituales que los pacientes de hospice y sus familias necesitan. Ella cree que cada vida tiene valor, cada día es especial y cada momento debe ser apreciado. Es por eso que ha creado Wings of Hope Hospicio.


"Permítanos ser tus alas en este momento difícil. Estamos aquí para traerle esperanza."


Con amor,

Dr. Angela Katz

Dr. Angela Katz
Founder & CEO/CAO

I believe that every day must be special. And I believe that even as this life comes to an end, it can be beautiful. Everyone in this world has a purpose, and my purpose is to take care of people who are sick and in need. That is why I started Wings of Hope Hospice.

Susan Nelson
Director of Clinical Services

As a young nursing student many years ago, one of the first patients that I cared for was an elderly lady who had suffered a severe stroke and was unresponsive with no chance of recovery. My only nursing duties at the time were to provide physical hygiene care, positioning so that she would not get bed sores and maintain subcutaneous hydration which was all basically comfort care as we know it today in providing hospice care. Since I never saw any visitors, my role became one of comforting her by talking and explaining as I performed each task. Our world in that hospital room existed of just the two of us and the feeling of providing unconditional compassion and caring was so right for me at the time. As the years flew by and I did my stints in ICU, CCU, medical/surgical nursing, that feeling of providing simple comfort remained with me. My first real transition into hospice was while working in an AIDS facility in the late 1980s when I was once again in a position to provide unconditional compassion and caring for persons who were dying. It doesn’t matter to me the age or the disease process, all of us deserve to be cared for in the hospice manner at the end of our lives. I have never left hospice nursing as it has been the most rewarding, fulfilling care that I have ever performed.

Stormi Menniti
Director of Clinical Services

I have a passion, a love for I have a passion, a love for our patients and families. Hospice helps me know that at the end of the day, I have made a true difference. our patients and families. Hospice helps me know that at the end of the day, I have made a true difference.

Terry Mills
Spiritual Care Coordinator

I have been in the medical field, in various roles, for thirty years. In that time and with that experience, I have become acutely aware of the need for additional support at end of life. When most of us get busier daily, the dying person's priority list becomes very short. While the world keeps turning, those facing end of life often fall to the end of the line behind the tasks and necessities of every day logistics. My hope is to carry light into the dark places; to address the priorities on that short list; to provide a safe place to share difficult conversations; to provide spiritual support when requested/appropriate. I am honored to be present for those who want companionship on this journey of hope.

Volunteer Coordinator

Hospice is an honor and privilege to train and mentor hospice volunteers as they utilize their gifts while serving our patients and families with respect and dignity. My role is fun yet rewarding, as I have the opportunity to support their efforts during assignments, offering monthly support groups, guest speakers, additional training, and volunteer recognition events.

Todo nuestro equipo de Wings of Hope tiene un corazón para servir, comparte la pasión por alentar a otros y dar esperanza. Nuestros empleados de tiempo completo disfrutan de un generoso paquete de beneficios y un ambiente de trabajo orientado a la familia.