Online Resources

Medicare Hospice Compare Hospice Compare is a comparison of hospices based on results from a national survey that asks family members and friends of a hospice patient about their hospice care experience. HoriSun Hospice is proud to score higher than the national average in several categories.

Hospice FAQs Read frequently asked questions about hospice provided by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.

Nebraska Advance Directives Download a copy of Nebraska's Advance Directives obtained from

Physician's Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) View a DNR Order for the Medically Ill.

Conversation Project The Conversation Project is a tool designed to help people talk about their end-of-life wishes. It emphasizes the importance of what matters to you and not what's the matter with you.

Conversation Starter Kit The Starter Kit will help you put your thoughts together to begin talking to your loved ones about how you want the end of your life to be. 

GriefShare Visit the GriefShare website to find a grief group near you. HoriSun Hospice offers a grief support group each Spring and Fall; please contact Sara Yates, Bereavement Coordinator for more information at or 402-484-6444.

Perinatal Hospice FAQs Perinatal hospice and palliative care is an individualized model of support for couples that find out during pregnancy that their baby has a life-limiting condition. Support is provided for both the baby and parents from the time of diagnosis, throughout the pregnancy and through the baby's death. Read frequently asked questions about this service and how it provides support and quality of life for the baby and loved ones.

Supporting Grieving Children When a child faces the loss of a loved one, their grief is as complex and legitimate as any adult's. This PDF offers information on how to support grieving children, grieving and age development, a variety of children's books about grief, and other helpful child grief resources. 

Nebraska Nurse Honor Guard Upon request, the Nebraska Nurse Honor Guard will provide a brief tribute at the funeral or memorial service of deceased active or retired nursing professionals. Honor guard services include a reciting of the Florence Nightingale Pledge, the placing of a white rose on the casket or urn signifying the nurse's devotion to their profession, as well as the awarding of a nursing lamp to a living representative of the deceased.