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10/29/14
Lunch & A Movie
Center for Hospice Care invites you and a friend to Lunch & A Movie. Enjoy lunch while watching the film Raising Helen starring Kate Hudson. An optional roundtable discussion will follow the film to discuss grief and loss themes presented in the movie.
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10/3/14
International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day
You are not alone. Join with a community of suicide loss survivors as we share stories of healing and hope.
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10/3/14
Dinner & A Movie
Center for Hospice Care invites you and a friend to Dinner & A Movie. Enjoy pizza and popcorn while watching the film We Bought A Zoo starring Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson. An optional roundtable discussion will follow the film to discuss grief and loss themes presented in the movie.
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8/25/14
2014 Fall Volunteer Training
Center for Hospice Care needs volunteers in St. Joseph, La Porte, Elkhart, LaGrange, Starke, Marshall, Kosciusko and fulton counties. The next Volunteer Training (15 total hours) is in October and November. No previous health care experience is necessary.
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7/16/14
Mishawaka Grief Forum
The loss of a loved one presents many challenges to grieving persons. The speakers at this Forum will address several of these challenges, sharing practical strategies and answering questions from the audience. Pre-registration is required.
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7/16/14
Elkhart 2014 Grief Forum
Center for Hospice Care is offering a 2014 Elkhart Grief Forum. The loss of a loved one presents many challenges to grieving persons. The speakers at this Forum will address several of these challenges, sharing practical strategies and answering questions from the audience. Pre-registration is required.
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6/12/14
2014 Summer Volunteer Training
Center for Hospice Care needs volunteers in St. Joseph, La Porte, Elkhart, LaGrange, Starke, Marshall, Kosciusko and Fulton Co. The next Volunteer Training (15 total hours) is in July. No previous health care experience in necessary.
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5/20/14
Bob Deputy Receives Center for Hospice Care "Helping Hands" Award
At its 30th Annual Helping Hands Award Dinner Center for Hospice Care honored Bob Deputy, retired CEO of Godfrey Marine, for his service and civic leadership. More than 475 people attended the event at South Bend's Hilton Garden Inn on May 7, 2014.
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5/15/14   from Virtual-Strategy Magazine
Center for Hospice Care Serves As Teaching Site for Mayo Clinic
Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education of Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, has approved an inpatient hospice rotation with Center for Hospice Care (CHC), South Bend, IN.
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5/14/14   from ElkhartTruth.com
Center for Hospice Care group helps children deal with loss
The support group, set for June, will provide education and emotional support to children dealing with the death of a loved one.
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5/13/14
Center for Hospice Care Announces Winner of John E. Krueger Hospice Caring Award
The John E. Krueger Hospice Caring Award was initieated in 1994, for dedicated volunteer service. Pauline Pierson, the 2014 recipient, has volunteered at Center for Hospice Care for 29 years.
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4/12/14 from SouthBendTribune.com
Viewpoint: A day to make your decisions
Despite recent gains in public awareness of the need for advance care planning, studies indicate that most Americans have not exercised their right to make decisions about their health care in the event that they cannot speak for themselbes. At Center for Hospice Care, we have always been advocates of adbance directives.
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3/7/14
21st Annual Camp Evergreen, a Free Children's Grief Camp: Volunteers & Campers Needed
Camp Evergreen is a free grief camp for youth and teens that have experienced the death of someone important in their life.
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3/7/14 from PRWeb
Center for Hospice Care and Sprenger Health Care of Mishawaka Present Finding Hope in the Midst of Despair
Joyce Sheldon, author, inspirational speaker, faith coach and caregiver advocate is coming to Center for Hospice Care in Mishawaka, IN to present Finding Hope in the Midst of Despair. This presentation is ideal for all caregivers.
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3/6/14 from DigitalJournal.com
Center for Hospice Care Receives St. Joseph County Chamber of Commerce Economic Impact Award
Center for Hospice Care (CHC), a non-profit, community-based hospice provider, received the St. Joseph County Chamber of Commerce's Economic Impact Award at the chamber's recent "Salute to Business."
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2/17/14
New Board Leadership and Members at Center for Hospice Care
Center for Hospice care is pleased to announce the following changes to its Board of Directors.
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1/27/14 from WNIT.org
Ask an Expert: Senior Care Options
We continue our look at caring for an aging parent. In this episode of Ask an Expert, our experts provide information on the level of care our elders may require – from 24 hour in-home nursing to assisted living facilities and hospice care.
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1/21/14
The Art of Healing
The "After Images" art counseling program, offered by Center for Hospice Care, is a unique program that connects its participants to their grief in a manageable way and eventually allows them to transcend it.
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1/1/14 from Forbes.com
A 2014 Hospice Ad Blitz Launches Amid Obamacare Rollout
In an effort to improve awareness about hospice and palliative care, the industry is launching a first-ever national education and marketing campaign this year.
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12/12/13
Give the Gift of Time: Volunteer with Center for Hospice Care
Center for Hospice Care (CHC) needs volunteers in all eight counties of our service area. Training focuses on the hospice philosophy, communication skills, spirituality, family dynamics, patient care, and bereavement. Following training, volunteers may assist patients and families with respite, transportation, laundry, errands, companionship, or bereavement.
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11/5/13   from PRWeb.com
Hospice Foundation Hosts 2nd Annual Okuyamba Fest
Okuyamba Fest celebrates international food, drink and art to raise awareness and funds for palliative care in Uganda. The event will be held Norvember 14th from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the new Center for Hospice Care Mishawaka Campus.
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10/29/13   from am1050.com
Morrow Honored By Hospice for Military Service
Plymouth Center for Hospice Care volunteer Ken McDermott made a special presentation to Fred Morrow of Miller's Senior Living Community. The Center for Hospice Care likes to honor their clients who have been in the military.
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10/22/13  from digitaljournal.com
Northern Indiana's Center for Hospice Care Launches New Hospice Referral App
To streamline patient referrals to hospice care, northern Indiana's non-profit, community-based hospice provider, Center for Hospice Care, offers physicians a free downloadable app for use on mobile devices.
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10/18/13
Northern Indiana's Center for Hospice Care Earns Highest Status in National "We Honor Veterans" Program
The not-for-profit community based organization Center for Hospice Care has been honored as a Partner Level 4 in the National "We Honor Veterans" program. Center for Hospice Care improves the quality of living through hospice, home health, grief counseling and community education in Northern Indiana.
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8/29/13  from digitaljournal.com
Center for Hospice Care Celebrates the Opening of its New Mishawaka Campus
On Tuesday, August 20, The Hospice Foundation and Center for Hospice Care (CHC) hosted an official ribbon cutting ceremony at the new CHC Mishawaka Campus.
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8/26/13  from digitaljournal.com
Hospice Foundation Crew Head to Africa to Film New Documentary
Hospice Foundation today announced that it is heading to Africa to film a new documentary entitled Road to Hope.
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8/20/13 from Fox28.com
Hospice center opens in Mishawaka
The Center for Hospice Care is now open in Mishawaka. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at its new location on Comfort Place, off of Cedar Street along the river.
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8/20/13 from InsideIndianaBusiness.com
Hospice Center to Open in Mishawaka
On Tuesday, August 20, The Hospice Foundation and Center for Hospice Care are hosting an official ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Center for Hospice Care Mishawaka Campus. Don Schumacher, President & CEO of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, will be speaking at the event.
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8/20/13  from WNDU.com
Center for Hospice Care opens new Mishawaka Campus
Center for Hospice Care in Mishawaka will introduce its brand new Mishawaka facility to the public during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday.
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8/20/13 from SouthBendTribune.com
Hospice campus opens near Mishawaka's Central Park
For the first time, grieving clients are asking if they can take their one-on-one counseling sessions outside. Make it more of a walk. Even take the dog.
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8/12/13 from SouthBendTribune.com
Hundreds walk in support of Center for Hospice Care
Mishawaka – Several hundred people took part in a walk Sunday to help raise money for the Center for Hospice Care and remember loved ones who died while receiving care from the area nonprofit.
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7/27/13 from SouthBendTribune.com
Easing of Pain
Nearly three years ago, Kristy Gorsuch and her family made a life-altering decision. They left family and friends behind in Florida and moved to South Bend. What was already a difficult transition for her two young sons took a heartbreaking turn. The boy's grandfather died soon after the move.
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6/4/13
Student Interns in Uganda
Through their relationships with various organizations at the University of Notre Dame, including the Kellogg Institute for International Studies and the Ford Family Program, Center for Hospice care and Hospice Foundation have arranged for three students to intern in Uganda this summer. Interns were matched by PCAU with a member organization most suited to their internship goals. Throughout their time in Uganda, these three students will be blogging about their experiences.
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5/5/13  from southbendtribune.com
Support from family, friends aids the healing process
Parents who experience the death of a child say they never get over the loss. They get through it. Children aren't supposed to die before their partents. But when they do, parents like Lee and Jessica Stevens understand how even the smallest things can cause unexpected and overwhelming grief to wash over them.
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4/9/13  from NECN.com
Families urged to consider hospice care sooner
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) – When Isabel Stickley first heard the suggestion that she consider hospice care for her husband, Ralph, she remembers thinking, "How dare you?"
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2/18/13  from amednews.com
Aggressive Care Faulted for Delayed Moves to Hospice
Efforts to exhaust all treatment options before transitioning to palliative care may deprive patients of the full range of hospice services, says a JAMA study.
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