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Dec 12, 2014, 14:00 ET

Ohio's Two Leading Hospices Announce Partnership

Ohio's two largest hospice care providers - Hospice of the Western Reserve and Hospice of Dayton - have announced a collaborative initiative to...

Nov 24, 2014, 06:00 ET

6 Tips to Help Grieving Kids Survive the Holidays

Grieving children experience conflicting emotions during the holiday season. Excitement about presents and parties are coupled with the sadness of...

Nov 21, 2014, 06:00 ET

Hospice of the Western Reserve Helps Patients Make the Most of Life

 Hospice is about more than care for the dying; it makes meaningful moments possible even when a person is facing a serious or even terminal...

Nov 14, 2014, 16:27 ET
Michele and her husband, Joe, work on a collage documenting an anniversary trip to Italy with the guidance of Hospice of the Western Reserve art therapist Holly Queen.

Hospice Care Supports Choice at End of Life

 Public discussions about dying are rare. However, a recent news story about Brittany Maynard, a young woman with brain cancer, has brought the...

Nov 04, 2014, 05:00 ET
Hospice of the Western Reserve nurse, Amber Varner, gives a hug to World War II veteran and Purple Heart recipient Frank Banach. The handmade quilt in Banach's lap is the gift of a hospice volunteer.

It's Never Too Late: Hospice Honors 2,000+ Veterans in 2014

 Americans across the country will observe Veterans Day on November 11, a special day to salute the men and women who have bravely served our...

Oct 01, 2014, 14:14 ET
Doug Sterner, one of America's foremost military historians, will talk about real-life heroes and "The Call to Serve" at the 36th annual meeting of Hospice of the Western Reserve. The public is invited to the free event.  Registration is required.    (PRNewsFoto/Hospice of the Western Reserve)

Community Invited to Join Hospice of the Western Reserve At 36th Annual Meeting

Members of the health care community, business partners, veterans' organizations and friends are invited to join Hospice of the Western Reserve at...

May 29, 2014, 16:00 ET

Walk to Remember on June 8 Supports Hospice Patients and their Families

 Hospice of the Western Reserve's third annual Walk to Remember sponsored by First Merit Foundation takes place Sunday, June 8, 8 a.m. to 12...

Apr 10, 2014, 13:00 ET
Dominique Butler, school liaison for Hospice of the Western Reserve's Elisabeth Severance Prentiss Bereavement Center, interacts with a student creating a memory box during a classroom grief support workshop. The workshops help students develop a normalized view of the grief process and find appropriate ways to express their feelings.  (PRNewsFoto/Hospice of the Western Reserve)

Grants Sustain Hospice of the Western Reserve School Crisis Response Program

Hospice of the Western Reserve announced today that it has received continued grant funding of its School Crisis Response Program from the...

Jan 13, 2014, 16:43 ET

Hospice of the Western Reserve is Issuing the Following Statement on Behalf of the Family of Arnold R. Pinkney

Prominent business man and political consultant Arnold R. Pinkney passed away at 1:30 p.m. today at David Simpson Hospice House. The family wishes...

Aug 22, 2013, 15:31 ET

Walk to Remember, Benefiting Hospice of the Western Reserve, Scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 15

Event Includes Breakfast, Full Day at Zoo, T-Shirts, Entertainment  Gather friends this fall and walk for a wonderful cause, benefiting...

Jul 16, 2013, 06:00 ET
Austin Carr, Cleveland Cavaliers, will speak at Hospice of the Western Reserve's 35th Annual Meeting  Aug. 8.  (PRNewsFoto/Hospice of the Western Reserve)

Community Invited to Hospice of the Western Reserve's 35th Annual Meeting

Special Guests Include Michael Heaton, Austin Carr and Genesis Lead Guitarist Daryl Stuermer  Hospice of the Western Reserve invites...

Apr 18, 2013, 14:00 ET

Hospice of the Western Reserve Receives Continued Grant Funding for School Crisis Program

 Hospice of the Western Reserve has received continued grant funding for its School Crisis Response Program from The Ridgecliff Foundation...

Apr 09, 2013, 06:00 ET

5 Steps Anyone Can Take to Make Their Healthcare Wishes Known

National debate about health care reform is focusing new attention on advance directives and the decisions people make in the final stage of life....

Mar 13, 2013, 07:56 ET

Hospice of the Western Reserve Partners With 37th Cleveland International Film Festival Presented by Dollar Bank

 Hospice of the Western Reserve is proud to be an official partner of the Medical Mutual Community Engagement Program of the 37th Cleveland...

Nov 29, 2012, 05:00 ET

Hippos For Hospice?

Iconic 90-Year-old Cleveland Candy Company Creates New Holiday Tradition Chocolate Santas for Christmas? Check. Chocolate coins for...

Nov 27, 2012, 14:00 ET

Ohio's Aging Population Ranks Among Top Five in Country

Longer Life Expectancies Create Growing Need to Manage Complex Illnesses  Karen Vekasy, an advanced practice nurse with Hospice of...

Nov 19, 2012, 16:20 ET

10 Tips for Coping with Grief During the Holidays

The glitz and glitter in the stores, special traditions and get-togethers with family and friends make the holidays a time of anticipation and joy....

Oct 31, 2012, 17:14 ET
Hospice of the Western Reserve staff member presents an "Honored Veteran Pin" during a Veterans Recognition Ceremony.  (PRNewsFoto/Hospice of the Western Reserve)

Area Veterans honored with Veteran Recognition Ceremonies

 Hospice of the Western Reserve will present community members and staff who are Veterans at facilities they work with an Honored Veteran...

Sep 20, 2012, 10:19 ET
Jude Kraus, a home care nurse, leads her team during Hospice of the Western Reserve's Walk to Remember at Cleveland MetroParks Zoo. The event raised $125,000 for hospice paitents and their caregivers.  (PRNewsFoto/Hospice of the Western Reserve)

1,200 People Walk at Zoo in Memory of Loved Ones

$125,000 Raised for Hospice Patients and Caregivers More than 1,200 people walked to honor their loved ones during Hospice of the Western...

Sep 06, 2012, 15:30 ET

Modell Family Contributions Benefit Thousands of Cleveland Patients, Hospice Agency Says

 William E. Finn, Chief Executive Officer of Hospice of the Western Reserve, has issued the following statement about Art Modell, who died...