Hospice isn’t to help you die, it’s to help you finish living”  Danny K, 2011

At the center of Hospice is the belief that each of us has the right to die pain free, with dignity, and that our families will receive the necessary support to allow us to do so.

Mission StatementHospice of Montezuma is a community non-profit organization of dedicated professionals and volunteers providing end of life care, support and guidance to all individuals and families.

Vision Statement: Hospice of Montezuma is the premier provider of end of life care, caregiver support and bereavement services for patients, families, and the community.  Our holistic and collaborative approach ensures choice, dignity and comfort for those we serve.


Due to the global COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, Hospice of Montezuma’s 19th Annual Golf Tournament, scheduled for May 9th, has been cancelled.

Protecting the health, safety, and well-being of our patients, staff, and community is paramount, and serves as the reason for our decision.

If you have questions, please contact Della at 970.565.4400.

More information will be posted on our website and on social media in the days and weeks ahead.

Thank you for your understanding, continued support, and unwavering commitment to Hospice of Montezuma.


At Hospice of Montezuma we are working, along with our community partners and supporters, to continue providing services to the community we love and serve.

To minimize exposure for our patients, and the staff caring for them, we will not be having in person meetings in our Hospice office. This includes all support meetings scheduled through the end of April. We will continue providing support through phone calls and other electronic means as necessary.

If you need bereavement or caregiver support, please call our office to schedule a phone visit.

If you have been attending, or wish to attend one of our support groups, please call our office to be included in the conference call.

Thank you for your support and understanding.

Carol Baumgartner, Executive Director

Office Phone: 970-565-4400
Email: office@hospiceofmontezuma.org

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Hospice care can take place in a variety of settings, wherever your loved one calls home. Our compassionate care provides the resources needed to make the most of every moment, with the extraordinary service you should expect. We understand your needs and goals, and support both in each step of your journey.

Choosing hospice care does not mean that you are giving up. Instead, it means that you are focusing on comfort instead of a cure so that a better quality of life can be maintained for as long as possible.

Anyone-a family member, health care professional, or friend can refer someone to Hospice of Montezuma. Eligibility for hospice care must be determined by the individual’s primary doctor and Hospice Medical Director. We would be glad to provide a consultation to help determine if hospice is appropriate for your loved one.

The benefits of hospice care are proven by research to support improved pain and symptom management. In fact, many families say they wish they had received hospice care sooner.

“There are significant benefits to early engagement with Hospice,” said Carol Baumgartner, Hospice of Montezuma Executive Director. “Early intervention gives the family time to come to terms with what’s happening, time to make plans in a state of calm versus crisis, as well as manage the patient’s pain/symptoms so they can truly enjoy time with their loved ones.”

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Thank you EMPIRE ELECTRIC and the Cortez Rendezvous Balloon Festival for the generous donation. Mark your calendar now! The Touchstone Energy Balloon will be here again for the Cortez Rendezvous
August 2-4, 2020.

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