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Register Now for the Kick-off ReceptionMarch 24
Join us March 24 for complimentary hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine at this year's Walk to Remember Kick-off Reception. Meet other Team Captains, Walk sponsors, walkers and learn about team-building and fundraising. Pick up brochures, posters and flyers will be available. Click here for more information.
Read this powerful story on how George Weidinger escaped Adolf Hitler, joined a secret military intelligence group, uncovered WWII secrets for the United States and how it all ties in to Hospice of the Western Reserve and the love of his life, his wife Nina.
50-Year Breast Cancer Survivor Honored
Becky Solinsky was recently honored by the Susan G. Komen foundation for her willingness to reach out to those diagnosed with breast cancer at a time when it wasn't openly talked about. Solinsky is one of the longest surviving breast cancer survivors, having been diagnosed more than 50 years ago. Read her inspiring story.
Making Your Choices Known
End of life directives. It's not always an easy topic to discuss, but it can be one of the most important discussions you can have with your loved ones. This season start the conversation. We've included a downloadable guide in both English and Spanish. A message from our CEO, Bill Finn:
Features gently used furniture, antiques and collectibles, artwork, sets of tableware, outdoor furniture as well as seasonal decorations. The next sale will be held on Friday, May 15 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 16 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at 17876 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland, 44110. Donations now being accepted. For all 2015 sale dates, click here.
Honoring Veterans at LCCC
More than 230 attended the Nov. 6 ceremony at Lorain County Community College, where a record (for 2014) 156 veterans with recognized with pins and heard Pulitzer Prize nominee and professor Dr. Bruce Weigl speak. See the photos from the event here.
Be A Hospice Hero
Honor your loved one with a Hospice Hero Event. Hospice Heroes are people like you. They are companies, organizations, school and community groups that organize fundraising events to honor a loved one and give back to Hospice of the Western Reserve. Find out how to host and event and how we can help you.
Serving Our Veterans
Hospice of the Western Reserve is proud to serve our country's veterans, regardless of their affiliation with us. Both our staff and volunteers receive training in post-traumatic stress disorder and other psychosocial service-related issues impacting veterans. We also honor veterans throughout the year with recognition ceremonies. To learn more click here.
The year in review
By the numbers: In 2013 we cared for more than 7,000 patients from pre-birth to 106 years old, providing 416,214 days of care. Our army of 3,044 volunteers gave 77,294 hours of their time to serve others. 2013 marked the first full year of service for the new Ames Family Hospice House, and the state-of-the-art building was heralded for its advances. Read more in the year in review.
The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss Bereavement Center offers specialized education and training for care providers who work with those who are grieving. For more information or to register, click here.
Snapshot of Quality Data
There are significant differences between hospices, so it’s important to do your research when choosing a provider. Choosing the right hospice for you or your loved one is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. Click here.
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Hospice of the Western Reserve is First U.S. Hospice to Receive National Awards for Green Med Practices more...
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WWII Vet Honored at Portage Lakes Ceremony more...
Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Hospice of the Western Reserve provides hospice services, palliative care and bereavement support to patients and families throughout Northern Ohio including Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain and Summit counties with offices throughout, and outreach into Medina, Portage and Stark Counties.