Courtesy Home Hospice of Grayson County My name is Christye Hamilton and my son, Andrew Shoemake, is a patient of Home Hospice of Grayson County. And, this is my story. As Andy’s illness became more […]
By Nancy L. Jackson “After 30-plus years together, I was staring at a huge black hole the day after Robbie passed away and then the phone rang and Jolene Senek, Bereavement Coordinator for Home Hospice, […]
Volunteers of America at Laurel Manor Care Center, located in Colorado Springs, is excited to announce their latest enhancement to the iN2L (It’s Never 2 Late) system. iN2L offers more choice, self-determination and quality of life for those who struggle with, are intimidated by, or simply do not have access to the mainstream technology that most of us take for granted. […]
We honor veterans
Courtesy The Denver Hospice, East Denver LIVING WELL Magazine
From the time she was a young girl and her father would take her out to the cornfields of her childhood home in Illinois to watch the barnstormers perform aerial feats, Betty Jo Reed knew she wanted to fly. […]
Omega Health Care Honors Veterans…Every Day
From the vintage cuckoo clock on the wall to the Hummel figures in his curio cabinet, Germany is infused into every aspect of Charlie Keady’s life.
Greater Springfield LIVING WELL Magazine
The reason is simple: From 1945 to 1949, Charlie—a former Omega Health Care patient—served in the Army’s 4th Armored Division in Germany, where he met and married his wife of 42 years, Greta. She was a German nurse returning from a prisoner of war camp in Russia after the war when Charlie met her, and what a meeting it was. Charlie actually saved Greta’s life by shooting a Russian soldier who had wounded her and was attempting to kill her.
Compassionate care when you need it most
By Karen Vander Sanden, Linn County LIVING WELL Magazine
Mark Nuehring had the collector’s bug and an eye for detail. He amassed an impressive array of toy farm implements as well as classic albums and 45 rpm records. All were meticulously catalogued and handled with loving care. That’s the way he was. […]
Do you have questions about hospice?
Linn County LIVING WELL Magazine
Hospice care addresses needs and opportunities during the last phase of life by bringing together the individual and family, trained caregivers and clinical professionals into the care giving team. This interdisciplinary approach to care focuses on physical symptoms and emotional and spiritual concerns of the patient and family. […]