Lumina Nurse Jessie Galusha recognized by Democrat-Herald

Jessie is a passionate advocate helping patients and families obtain appropriate and necessary help during a difficult time of their lives.
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Lumina Welcomes New Administrative Assistant

Lumina welcomes Katherine to their team as administrative assistant! Katherine holds degrees in social and behavioral sciences, and liberal studies. She has spent the past 10 years working with Child …

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Support for those living with a life-limiting illness

LUMINA’S TRANSITIONS PROGRAM provides assis­tance free of charge to those living with a life-limiting illness—who are either not ready or not eligible for hospice care. Dealing with a life-limiting illness …

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COVID-19 Response

How is Lumina responding to COVID-19? During this public health emergency, our Resource Center remains closed to visitors for the time being. For any questions, please call our office at …

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Lumina Welcomes New Nurse

Lumina welcomes Lou Ann to our team as an RN. She holds a bachelor degree in nursing from Oregon Institute of Technology. Lou Ann moved to Oregon from Wisconsin two …

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Lumina Welcomes New RN Case Manager

Lumina welcomes Shannon to our team as an RN Case Manager. She holds an associate’s degree in nursing and is currently studying for her BSN at Western Governors University. She is …

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Open Heart Community Memorial Now On Display

Grief softens when we name and acknowledge our losses.  Nearly 300 names were submitted to Lumina’s Open Heart Community Memorial. The community also submitted other losses such as “sharing meals” …

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Lumina Welcomes New Community Engagement Coordinator

Lumina welcomes Holly Terlson to our team as the Community Engagement Coordinator. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Oregon State University and has extensive experience working with local nonprofit agencies …

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How Is Lumina Responding To COVID-19?

At this time of social distancing, it's more important than ever that those who are grieving, isolated or suffering loss connect. We continue to provide grief support and caregiver support online and by phone.
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Lumina Turns 40, Celebrating History and Expansion

Source: Corvallis Gazette Times, published on Nov 30, 2020, updated Dec 3, 2020 “My parents felt like — my family felt like — they were there 24/7 for us,” she …

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We Are Hiring

Lumina is hiring several positions to add to our wonderful team of clinicians and adminstrative support staff.  View our positions available here.  Did you know Lumina made it on the …

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Lumina Announces New Medical Director

Daniel Harris assumed the position of medical director of Lumina Hospice & Palliative Care in Corvallis effective Sept. 1.He succeeds Shawn Foley, who served as medical director for the past …

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Nutrition and Brain Health

By Athena Nofziger, RDN, CSO, LD, Dietitian at Lumina Hospice & Palliative Care Mediterranean Diet and Brain Health Eating foods that increase inflammation such as high saturated fats foods and …

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Stacy Cole Promoted To Clinical Manager

Lumina Hospice & Palliative Care has announced the promotion of Stacy Cole, RN to the Clinical Manager position. Ms. Cole joined Lumina as a Registered Nurse Case Manager in April …

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Powerful Tools For Caregivers Class To Be Held In Corvallis

The stress of providing care for a family member or friend with a chronic or disabling condition causes the caregiver’s health to also be at risk. It is important for …

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Family Caregiver Appreciation

November is National Family Caregivers Month. It is a time to celebrate family caregivers; a time to thank, support, educate and empower family caregivers. Caregiving can have harmful mental health …

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Powerful Tools For Caregivers Class To Be Held In Albany

The stress of providing care for a family member or friend with a chronic or disabling condition causes the caregiver’s health to also be at risk. It is important for …

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Lumina Holds 50/50 Raffle At Corvallis Knights Game

On Saturday, July 13 a team of twelve staff and volunteers from Lumina descended on Goss Stadium at Coleman Field on Oregon State University campus to sell raffle tickets to those …

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Lumina Announces Elizabeth French As New Executive Director

Lumina Hospice & Palliative Care has announced the appointment of Elizabeth French as Executive Director. Ms. French brings with her a broad business background and 30 years of experience in …

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Four Oregon Community Hospices Join Forces In The Oregon Non-Profit Hospice Alliance

Innovative cooperative model is being implemented for the first time in Oregon Four founding members serve about half of all Oregon counties: Care Partners Hospice & Palliative, Lumina Hospice & …

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How Physicians and EMTS Interpret POLST Orders

POLST: Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment How physicians and EMTs interpret the orders Free event on March 21, 2019 The Oregon Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) form has recently …

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Lumina Achieves Level 3: We Honor Veterans

Lumina Hospice & Palliative Care has achieved the We Honor Veterans Partner Level Three (out of four). We Honor Veterans (WHV) is an awareness campaign developed by National Hospice and …

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Lumina Announces New Board Members

Lumina Hospice & Palliative Care, Mid-Willamette Valley’s resource for those nearing end-of-life, has announced two additions to its board of directors, Maureen Nikaido and Tamara Scoville. Continuing board members are …

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Lumina Thanks Oregon Arts Commission

Lumina received a $4,000 Arts Build Communities grant from the Oregon Arts Commissionto provide art and music based intervention for hospice patients living in the Mid-Willamette Valley. Funds will be …

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Lumina At The 42ND Annual OSU Conference

Aging: Services and Support — the 42nd Annual OSU Gerontology Conference takes place on April 4-5, 2018. This two-day conference, held at Oregon State University, will feature workshops by leading geriatric …

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Dr. Helen Kao To Speak At Corvallis City Club

Vital Signs: Effective programs for aging adults As Baby Boomers enter their seventies, educators and health-care professionals are tracking the results of programs intended to help older adults maintain health …

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Hospice Volunteers Enrich Lives

Lumina Hospice & Palliative Care is looking for volunteers to enrich the lives of patients in all the communities of the Mid-Willamette Valley. Hospice volunteers may provide respite care, go …

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Oregonian Names Lumina Top Workplace 2017

Lumina Hospice & Palliative Care, founded as Benton Hospice Service, has been awarded a 2017 Top Workplaces honor by The Oregonian. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the …

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Sponsors Help Reveal Lumina Name

Because we found that many people thought we only served people in Benton County, Benton Hospice Service recently changed its name to Lumina Hospice & Palliative Care. We announced the …

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We Have Changed Our Name! Message From The Executive Director

As Executive Director, I want to share some very exciting news with you.  Benton Hospice Service has changed our name and logo!  Our new name is Lumina Hospice & Palliative Care.  You …

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