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Posted: May 24, 2019
Volunteer Tom Ciha began visiting an Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare patient named George at a local nursing home about six months ago. George was 96 years old and was diagnosed with end-stage heart disease. He also had Alzheimer’s disease, but his cognitive decline had not progressed to the point where it impeded his social abilities. George and Tom immediately gravitated to one another. They had wonderful conversations. On his first visit, and every visit thereafter, George told Tom the story of his relationship with a young financial advisor named Walter.
Decades earlier, Walter had assisted George in setting up part of his retirement income to benefit an orphanage in India. The process...
Posted: April 16, 2019
  WOOSTER, OHIO — More than $58,000 was raised at the 14th Annual Gala and Benefit Auction of Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare on March 30, surpassing the goal for the not-for-profit hospice organization. The gala was held at the Shisler Conference Center in Wooster to support Ohio’s Hospice Lifecare’s mission of providing superior care and superior services to each patient and family.   Sponsored by United Titanium, 310 people attended the gala. Funds raised from the event will go toward the purchase of a mobile care unit. The unit will provide timely transport of patients and allow their families to ride with them.    “Having our own mobile care unit to transport our patients helps us extend our...
Posted: August 30, 2018
36th Annual Charm Days Charm Ohio-Wellness Center Basement Silent Auction benefiting Ohio's Hospice LifeCare Friday October 12th: 1PM-7PM Saturday October 13th: 8AM-1PM Donations welcome! VistCharmOhio.com for more information on Charm Days events.
Geranium Fundraiser at the Blue Barn Winery
Posted: April 6, 2018
Come out and spend the day or the Memorial Weekend at the Blue Barn Winery for this event.  3 Options will be availabe: All geranium profits go to LifeCare wether you purchase a geranium individually or earn one with purchase of wine. Buy geraniums  Buy a bottle of wine and get one FREE geranium!  Buy a case of wine and get 12 geraniums!!! Live Music: Saturday 6-9pm - Sgt Pepper Band $10 Cover includes Beverage Token for one glass of wine or beer / Food Truck On Site ​Sunday 3-5pm - Dan Pyne (No Cover) Monday 2-5pm - Jay Regallis (No Cover)  
Posted: December 21, 2017
Mark your calendars now to join us on Saturday March 17th for LifeCare's annual Spring Gala fundraiser, "Light Up the Night, Celebrate Life's Journey!"  This year's theme is Saturday Night Fever!  It's time to get out your 70's Disco threads and dancing shoes!  For more information, tickets, or to sponsor please email Jenny Gerrick at jgerrick@lifecarehospice.org
Pierce's Safe Place
Posted: November 13, 2017
Although kid’s grief camp is over, we continue to provide grief support to the children in our community. Pierce Mckee wanted to share his ideal of what a “safe place” looks like for him. He used the words hope and courage as well as lots of greenery (his favorite color) to demonstrate his journey of loss.
Posted: October 30, 2017
Join us Sunday November 19th at 6pm as we light luminaries in rememberance of loved ones.  Lumunaries are $5 each.  RSVP by calling  LifeCare Hospice at 330-264-4899.
Posted: August 28, 2017
Christy Michaels nominated Beki and she wrote, "Beki's dedication to the well-belling of each of our patients and their families was displayed during a recent episode of an IPU patient who required someone to sit round-the-clock for safety.  Rather than burdening his already exhausted wife with stress of trying to bring him home early, Beki displaced her plans for her work day and made countless calls and email messages until she staffed a full weekend of volunteers to be with this patient."
Posted: June 16, 2017
Shelly McFarren nominated Brandi Haston as employee of the month because she provided exceptional care to a patient and family.  She spent many hours with this patient and family and even did a visit in the middle of the night to help this patient.  She was a great comfort and support to this patient and his family during a very difficult and challenging end of life.

Locations:

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

HOLMES COUNTY OFFICE (FORMERLY HOSPICE     OF HOLMES COUNTY)
1263 GLEN DRIVE, SUITE B
MILLERSBURG, OH 44654
330-674-8448

WADSWORTH-RITTMAN IN MEDINA COUNTY

1-800-884-6547

(FORMERLY HOSPICE OF WADSWORTH-RITTMAN)