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Posted: February 8, 2017
Dawn Schirm, Executive Director of Friendtique presented Carol McKiernan, Executive Director of LifeCare Hospice with a generous donation of $25,000!!! This brings the grand total donated to $857,000!!!
A BIG THANK YOU to all the staff and volunteers at Friendtique!!!
We appreciate all you do for patients and families of LifeCare Hospice.
Posted: February 2, 2017
Congratulations to Whit's End on a very successful kick-off event at Wooster Community Hospital last week!  Co-founders Cathy Ballinger and Sandy Kline welcomed cancer patients, caregivers and community members to share more about their new non-profit organization Whit's End and the services and support they will offer to those impacted by cancer.  They will provide monthy support groups at Wooster Community Hospital for both patients and caregivers.  Visit their website for more information.  Click on the grey & black dots on the article to view the second page of the article.
Posted: January 31, 2017
Elisa Stoyle presented the award to Mark Schmidt for January 2017 Employee of the Month!  Mark was nominated by one of his team members, Lisa Stitzlein.  I Lisa Stitzlein nominate Mark Schmidt as Employee of the Month because no matter how hard the work load, Mark always stops what he is doing to assist the patient, their family and the nurse with their needs.  He is a strong team player and always puts the patients and families first!
Posted: January 31, 2017
LifeCare Hospice, your local, not-for-profit hospice, is very fortunate to have two very skilled and compassionate physicians on our team. They are Senior Medical Director, Dr. David Lance, DO and Dr. Jodi Hannan, MD. Dr. David Lance has been a part of this team of care for over 25 years. He began as a volunteer and has been our full-time senior medical director since 2005. Dr. Hannan has been a part of our team since 2010. Both of these fine doctors have dedicated themselves to the comfort and quality of life of our neighbors and friends in the last months of life.
 
Posted: January 30, 2017
LifeCare Hospice is your local not-for-profit hospice, and we want you to join our team.  Volunteers for LifeCare Hospice are utilized right at the heart of the hospice mission to enhance the quality of life for those facing the last season of their lives and to bring comfort to those who are grieving.  It is challenging work… but also very joyful work and we will prepare you to do it well.  If you have questions, email us at rmccurdy@lifecarehospice.org.  To see if this is truly something you are interested in, you are encouraged to attend the introductory session of training on Monday evening, February 27th at 6:30pm at the Wooster office...
Posted: January 27, 2017
WITHOUT OUR VALENTINE:  Coping after the Loss of a Spouse or Significant Other  Monday, February 6th from 5:00pm to 6:30pm at LifeCare Hospice 1900 Akron Road Wooster Cupid's arrows of love are sweet poetic images.  But we don't always think about those among us who have the other kind of arrows in their hearts, the arrows of grief and loss that seem almost unbearable.  If you're feeling these arrows, join us for this workshop.  Registration Required by calling 330-264-4899
More Info Coming Soon !!!
Posted: January 24, 2017
Lights, Camera, Action-It's the world premiere of "Light Up the Night, Celebrate Life's Journey," a fundraiser to benefit the Community Care fund of LifeCare Hospice, which provides for patients who have no source of reimbursement for their care.  Enjoy a night of old Hollywood glamour, food stations, music, photo booth, caricature artist, live and silent auctions and more!  Thank you to our Honorary Chairperson's, Donald and Shirley Buehler.  Tickets are $40!  Make your reservations by calling LifeCare Hospice at 330-264-4899 or emailing Jenny Gerrick at jgerrick@lifecarehospice.org  Please see the attached...
Posted: January 28, 2016
Please join us on Saturday February 20, 2016 at the Greenbriar Conference and Party Centre
Posted: August 18, 2015
Kid's Grief Camp
 
We recently completed another amazing week of kid’s grief camp. The group was represented by parent and sibling loss. The kiddos were open as we discussed such concerns as sudden vs anticipated death and when the surviving parent starts dating, normal grief reactions, and much more. We concluded the week with a balloon release and a puppet show written and performed by the attendees. A special thanks to our music and pet therapy volunteers.
Posted: May 5, 2015
Americans are living longer than ever before. Who will take care of those who can no longer care for themselves? CARING FOR MOM & DAD (premiering on Thursday, May 7 on WVIZ at 10 pm) seeks to answer these questions as it explores the emotional, health, and financial challenges that many caregivers face every day. Here's a link to the "Caring for Mom & Dad" website. The show will be rebroadcast on Mother's Day, May 10 and Father's Day, June 21.)

Locations:

WAYNE COUNTY OFFICE
1900 AKRON RD.
WOOSTER, OH 44691
330-264-4899

HOLMES COUNTY OFFICE (FORMERLY HOSPICE     OF HOLMES COUNTY)
1633 S. WASHINGTON ST.
MILLERSBURG, OH 44654
330-674-8448

WADSWORTH-RITTMAN IN MEDINA COUNTY

1-800-884-6547

(FORMERLY HOSPICE OF WADSWORTH-RITTMAN)