(formerly The Boulder Hospice)
Our way, is not to be yours...Your way, is to be ours.
~ Jenn Thompson, President
Jane has lived in Boulder for 40 yrs. She attended nursing school specifically to become a hospice nurse, always maintaining a vision and dream to found a hospice. As a foster mother, she has helped to raise 30 children. She is an avid hiker and cross country skier. In her free time, Jane loves to travel, garden, read, swim in cold water and sleep in the great outdoors. She lives in north Boulder with her husband, their 2 youngest sons, 3 dogs; Sam, Bacon and Mary, and their cat Moses.
Inspired by experiences of supporting friends at the end of life, Ginger returned to university in 2001 to earn her Masters of Divinity. She has worked in hospice for over 12 years, grateful to provide spiritual support and emotional support to hospice patients and their families and friends. In her free time, Ginger walks and hikes, swims, reads and practices meditation. She is passionate about returning hospice to its original mission of community based, "people first" care.
Cara is a Boulder native. She received her LPN in 2002 and worked in various areas of nursing in CO and CA. Following her heart, she moved back to Boulder to pursue her RN where she found her way into hospice realizing her true calling and passion. She feels being able to provide care for patients and their families during end of life is the most rewarding job she has ever had.
In her spare time, Cara enjoys home projects, antique shopping and spending time with family and friends.
President and co-founder of The Boulder Hospice, Jenn has been in nursing for 21 years. Following 15 years in cardiothoracic critical care and nursing education, she transitioned Into hospice care in 2010. She often shares the transformative experience of her first day in hospice, and enjoys the opportunity to provide bedside care when able. Jenn is an avid ultrarunner, usually running in the Front Range of Boulder training for 50-100 mile races. She lives in Lafayette, with her four children.
Cara Leisher, RN - Clinical Manager
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