In the News​

 

 Lakewood Residents Invited To Honor Loved Ones While Helping Hospice Families – Lakewood Observer

 Life Fest Annual Dinner and Auction, by Angela Huston – Medina County Life

 Dr. Charles V. Wellman Honored as Health Care Hero – Crain’s Cleveland Business

  Beyond the Living Will Document  - Dr. Barbara Messinger-Rapport

 Reimbursing end-of-life discussions helps the individual and the care system – Bill Finn column, Smart Business

 Mother’s Day Tea Invites Those Who are Grieving to Honor Her Memory – Collinwood Observer

 Mother’s Day Tea Invites Those Who are Grieving to Honor Her Memory – Euclid Observer

 Volunteering leads to lessons in living - Ohio.com (Jan. 23, 2016)

 Medicare Change in 2016 to Spur More Advance Care Planning – ideastream.org (Dec. 25, 2015)

A sneak preview of Star Wars 'The Force Awakens' has special meaning for the Metz family – Cleveland.com (Dec. 18, 2015)

 Ailing father enjoys limo ride with family to 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' debut – Medina Gazette (Dec. 18, 2015)

Fan gets star treatment at Star Wars premiere – WKYC TV – Channel 3 (Dec. 18, 2015)  

 Star Wars premiere a night to remember for fan with ALS – WOIO TV – Channel 19 (Dec. 18, 2015)

Hospice merger expands scope of services, enhances efficiency as demands grow – Smart Business (Dec. 1, 2015)

 Self-taught artist hosts first show with help from hospice –  AP article- 46 media outlets (Nov. 28, 2015)

 Self-taught artist hosts first art show with help from Hospice – News-Herald (Nov. 25, 2015)

 Quilters honor veterans – Ashtabula Star-Beacon (Nov. 26, 2015)

 Thanksgiving Breakfast at Yours Truly in Medina Benefits Hospice – Medina County Life (Nov. 30)

 These agencies supported by Good News Giving assist people with illnesses and their families  – Cleveland.com (Nov. 28)

 Self-taught artist hosts first art show with help from Hospice - News-Herald (Nov. 25)

 Thanksgiving, Black Friday freebies for holiday shoppers - Cleveland.com (Nov. 25)

 Veterans saluted at Fairview senior center –WestLife News (Nov. 20)

 Chambers of commerce salute local veterans – Westlake/Bay Village Observer – (Nov. 17, 2015)

Hospice of Medina C​ounty readies Christmas Treasures store: What’s Brewing – Sun News, Medina – (Oct. 2)

•Letters to the editor: a good death at home – Akron Beacon Journal (Sept. 26)

•Hospice’s Rev. Chuck Behrens says locals live and die with pluck: My Cleveland (Oct. 1) – Cleveland.com

•Hospice of the Western Reserve, HMC Hospice of Medina County announce completion of merger – AMA Alliance (Sept. 14)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve, HMC Hospice of Medina County announce completion of merger – HealthExecToday.com (Sept. 14)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve, HMC Hospice of Medina County announce completion of merger – Hospitals-Management.com (Sept. 14)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve, HMC Hospice of Medina County announce completion of merger – Yahoo! (Sept. 15)

•Ohio, US Hospice Operators Close Merger – Bloomberg Business News – (Sept. 15)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve and HMC Hospice of Medina County announce completion of merger – AP Newsroom (Sept. 14)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve and HMC Hospice of Medina County announce completion of merger – WallStreet.com (Sept. 14)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve and HMC Hospice of Medina County announce completion of merger – eHospiceUSA.com (Sept. 15)

•Hospices in Lorain, Medina County merge – Chronicle Telegram (Sept. 15)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve, HMC Hospice merge – Morning Journal (Sept. 14)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve, HMC Hospice merge – News Herald (Sept. 14)

•Two Northeast Ohio hospices complete merger – Crain’s Cleveland Business (Sept. 14)



  •Hospices finalize merger – Medina Gazette (Sept. 15)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve and HMC Hospice of Medina County announce merger – The Plain Dealer/Cleveland.com (Sept. 14)

Hospice of the Western Reserve Builds Play Garden to Comfort Children – Yahoo! Finance (Aug. 27)

•Special events connect the local community to hospice mission – Smart Business (September issue)

•Using Advanced Directives to Navigate End of Life Care – ideastream.org (Sept. 8)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve Warehouse Sale – Collinwood Observer (September)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve Builds Play Garden to Comfort Children – PR Newswire (Aug. 27)

•Charity Events (Hospice of the Western Reserve Warehouse Sale) – Ohio.com (Aug. 30)

•Radio Personality Mark Ribbins of 107.3-FM The Wave Headlines Free October 10 Community Luncheon Event – Collinwood Observer (September)

•The late Bob Shinault will be honored at Saturday’s Demolition Derby – Star Beacon (Aug. 12)

•Play garden at Ames Family Hospice House in Westlake helps kids with sick relatives (photos) – Cleveland.com (Aug. 12)

•Gift from Lifelong Euclid Resident to Fund Hospice House Upgrades – Collinwood Observer (August issue)

•Gift from Lifelong Euclid Resident to Fund Hospice House Upgrades – Euclid Observer (August issue)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve Announces Long-Range Growth Plans – Reuters (July 24)

•Hospice Gardens Bring Patients Closer to Nature – Environments for Aging

•9 Charitable Cleveland Organizations Worth Supporting – Scene (June)

•Interactive Hershey Play Garden Dedicated in Westlake – The Morning Journal (June 28)

•Forest City Celebrates 12th Annual National Day of Service – PR Newswire (June 24)

•‘Caring for the Caregiver’ Event Set for June 18 at Ames Family Hospice House – The Morning Journal (June 5)

•Hospice Mission Extends Beyond Caring for the Terminally Ill – Smart Business (June)

•Northeast Ohio’s Smart 50 play a large part in region’s rebirth (Bill Finn profile) – Smart Business (May)

•Walk to Remember benefits local hospice patients – Westlake/Bay Village Observer (June)

•Walk to Remember – Heights Observer (June)

•Day camp to utilize horses to help children dealing with grief – News-Her)ald (June 2)

•Cake auction raises more than $13,000 for local hospice patients – Ashtabula Star Beacon (June 2)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve Walk to Remember June 7 – Willoughby – Western Lake County Chamber of Commerce

•Hospice of the Western Reserve Walk to Remember Scheduled for Sunday, June 7 – Collinwood Observer (May)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve Walk to Remember Scheduled for Sunday, June 7 – Euclid Observer (May)

•Walk to Remember – ThisisCleveland.com – May)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve’s Walk to Remember Coming June 7 – The Morning Journal (May 1)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve’s Walk to Remember Coming June 7 – News-Herald (May 1)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve garners national recognition – News-Herald (May 13)

•Walk to Remember Offers Day at Zoo Celebrating Loved Ones – Lakewood Observer (May)

•JVS students learn while helping seniors live – Chronicle-Telegram (May 4)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve’s Walk to Remember Scheduled for Sunday, June 7 – Insurance Newsnet

•Free program, lunch offered for active military, veterans and families – Cleveland.com (April 29)

•Walk to Remember Nonprofit Benefit – Crain’s Cleveland Business (April)

•Hidden Treasures at the Hospice Warehouse Sale – Lakewood Observer (April)

•Fairy Garden Opens at Miller Nature Preserve: Short Takes on Avon, Avon Lake (see “Hospice Fundraiser”) – Cleveland.com

•Hospice of the Western Reserve’s Walk to Remember Scheduled for June 7 – Columbus Business News (April 21)

•Grief Counselors’ Tips for Those Coping with Loss on Mother’s Day – Yahoo! (April 21)

•Grief Counselors’ Tips for Those Coping with Loss on Mother’s Day – Bloomberg Business News (April 27)

•Grief Support Group Meeting in Avon Lake – Morning Journal – (April 21)

•National Healthcare Decisions Day is today: Have you put your wishes in writing? – Cleveland.com (April 16)

•Free Community Resources Offered: Making Personal Healthcare Choices Known – Euclid Observer (April)

•Free Community Resources Offered: Making Personal Healthcare Choices Known – Collinwood Observer (April)

•Hospice Resident Inspires Others by Sharing Legacy of Love – Euclid Observer (April 1)

•Hospice Resident Inspires Others by Sharing Legacy of Love – Collinwood Observer – (April 1)

•Free Half-Day Retreat Helps Grieving Teens by Uniting Them with Peers – Collinwood Observer (April 1)

Heights milliner delights hospice patients with hat presentation – Heights Observer (April 1)

•Two Northeast Ohio hospice organizations explore possibility of merging – Crain’s Cleveland Business (March 27)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve, HMC Hospice of Medina County examining merger – Ohio.com, Akron Beacon Journal (March 27)

•Hospice of Medina County to explore partnership with Cleveland hospice – Medina-Gazette (March 27)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve, HMC Hospice of Medina County explore forming partnership – Cleveland.com (March 27)

•Tim Wallace Music Place charity aims to finance a festival for ‘troubadours– Cleveland.com (March 20)

•Tim Wallace’s ‘family’ takes to email and Facebook to share their love – Cleveland.com (March 20)

•Music lifts Tim Wallace on last days – Cleveland.com and The Plain Dealer (March 20)

•Tim Wallace’s friends turn the loved singer-songwriter’s final days into a living Irish Wake – Cleveland.com and The Plain Dealer (March 20)

•Insurance companies, local hospice leader work together to provide at-home care for chronically ill – Cleveland.com (Feb. 23)

•Dress Extravaganza provides prom looks for teens with cancer – Cleveland.com (Feb. 22)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve Warehouse Sale Set for Feb. 20-21 – News-Herald (Jan. 23)

•Charity events – week of Jan. 5 and beyond – Akron Beacon Journal/Ohio.com (Jan. 4)

•Wickliffe woman is among longest breast cancer survivors on record – News-Herald (Jan. 8)

•Two Ohio hospice giants collaborate efforts: Local Business Briefs – Plain Dealer, Cleveland.com

•Allied Health Sciences Students Help Brighten the Lives of Nursing Home Residents – Lorain County Joint Vocational School website (December)

•Ohio’s Two Leading Hospices Announce Partnership – CaringFoundations.org (Dec. 12)

•Ohio’s Two Leading Hospices Announce Partnership – The Business Journals (Dec. 12)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve, Hospice of Dayton partner to provide quality care for all Ohioans – Medical News (Dec. 14)

•Dayton, Cleveland Hospices Announce Partnership – Dayton Daily News (Dec. 12)

•Ohio’s Two Leading Hospices Announce Partnership – NEO Biz Blog (Dec. 12)

•Ways to help grieving children get through the holiday season – News-Herald (Dec. 2)

•6 Tips to Help Grieving Kids Survive the Holidays – Euclid Observer (December)

•6 Tips to Help Grieving Kids Survive the Holidays – Lakewood Observer (December)

•Hospice care supports choice at the end of life – Westlake/Bay Village Observer (December)

•Providing New Levels of Service to Hospice Patients and Families – www.tely.com (December)

•Counselors help Cleveland children cope with recent shootings – Newsnet5.com (11/25)

•Eaton Corporation retirees: They spend time together but for a good cause – Plain Dealer, Cleveland.com (Nov. 26)

•Hospice guides woman through grief of two tragic losses – News-Herald (11/26)

•6 Tips to Help Grieving Kids Survive the Holidays – Yahoo! (Nov. 24)

•Tips to help children manage grief during the holidays – news-medical.net (Nov. 24)

•I’m with Mojo – The Rockport Observer (November)

•It’s Never Too Late to Thank a Veteran – Euclid Observer – (November)

•It’s Never Too Late to Thank a Veteran – Westlake/Bay Village Observer – (November)

•It’s Never Too Late to Thank a Veteran – Collinwood Observer ( November)

•Hospices are an important resource in the community: letter to the editor – The Plain Dealer (Nov. 17)

•Hospice Care Supports Choice at the End of Life – Global Newsweek (Nov. 14)

•Hospice Care Supports Choice at the End of Life – Health Business Blog (Nov. 14)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve Helps Patients Make the Most of Life – Cleveland.com (Nov. 21)

•Hospice Care Support Choice at the End of Life – The Street (Nov. 14)

•Medals, ribbons replaced for WWII Navy vet – Sun News (Nov. 21)

•Sharing the gift of healing – Star Beacon (Nov. 16)

•Amvets Auxiliary Presents Check to Hospice of the Western Reserve – Star Beacon (Nov. 12)

•It’s Never Too Late: Hospice Honors 200+ Volunteers in 2014 – CNBC (Nov. 4)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve Honors More Than 2,000 Veterans – News-Medical.net (Nov. 4)

•Doug Sterner, military historian and medals expert, will speak at Hospice of the Western Reserve meeting – The Plain Dealer/Cleveland.com (Oct. 21)

•Join Hospice of the Western Reserve in “The Call to Serve” – Strongsville Patch ( Sept. 30)

•2014 Giving Guide, What We Do – Crain’s Cleveland Business (Oct. 27)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve’s Annual Meeting set for Oct. 30 – News-Herald (Oct. 16)

•Society Calendar – Hospice of the Western Reserve Annual Meeting – The Plain Dealer/Cleveland.com ( Oct. 9)

•Community Invited to Join Hospice of the Western Reserve at 36th Annual Meeting – Hospice Times ( Oct. 1)

•Animal rescue groups host events, offers pets, seek volunteers: Animals in the News – The Plain Dealer/Cleveland.com (Oct. 2)

•Horses guide the grieving through healing – News-Herald (Oct. 3)

•Woman sets an example with volunteer work – WKYC.com (Oct. 3)

•‘Princess Riley’ Dies After Inspiring Cancer Battle – FOX 8.com ( Oct. 6)

•Geauga County Bar Association to Hold Workshop on Health Care Powers of Attorney and Living Will Declarations – News-Herald (Oct. 8)

•Hospice Volunteer Classes Slated for First Two December Saturdays – Cleveland Jewish News (Oct. 8)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve 36th Annual Meeting – Crain’s Cleveland Business ( Oct. 1)

•Community Invited to Join Hospice of the Western Reserve at 36th Annual Meeting – CNBC (Oct. 1)

•Join Hospice of the Western Reserve in “the Call to Serve” – Cuyahoga Falls Patch (Sept. 30)

•Warehouse Sale – The Plain Dealer (Sept. 14)

•Lake County entertainer reunites with the band for one last gig – News-Herald (Sept. 8)

•Anita Brikman of NHPCO Speaks about Hospice & Palliative Care – “Live on Lakeside,” WKYC.com, Channel 3 (Sept. 5)

•Free Community Luncheon Features Real-Life Stories about Hospice Care – Euclid Observer (Sept. 5)

•Free Community Luncheon Features Real-Life Stories about Hospice Care – Collinwood Observer (Sept. 5)

•Warehouse Sale Fundraiser for Hospice of the Western Reserve – Lakewood Observer ( Sept. 5)

•Several Key Performance Categories Show How Well Ohio Hospices Stack Up – Smart Business (September)

•World War II vet Frank Banach honored by Hospice of the Western Reserve – The Plain Dealer/Cleveland.com (Sept. 3)

•Bill Finn & Lisa Gallagher – Peaceful and Proud Program for Veterans – “Live on Lakeside,” WKYC.com, Channel 3 (Aug. 25)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve is seeking volunteers – News-Herald (Aug. 8)

•Holly Queen and Joe Tripi – Art Therapy for Hospice Patients – “Live on Lakeside,” WKYC.com, Channel 3 (Aug. 18)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve Lauded for Promoting Health Care Environmental Sustainability – Euclid Observer (July)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve Earns National Awards for “Green Med” Practices – Collinwood Observer (July)

•Hit for health at Sportsville: North Ridgeville News and Musings – Cleveland.com (July 31)

•Brickbats and bouquets: Painesville bakery honor deserved – News-Herald (July 23)

•North Union Farmers Market comes to Cleveland’s Ohio City neighborhood on Sunday – Plain Dealer (July 22)

•Jammy Buggars donates Meal to Remember at Ames Family Hospice House – Lakewood Observer (July 22)

•Ames Family Hospice House earns health care environmental award – Westlake/Bay Village Observer (July 22)

•Hitting for Health and Wellness Event – Avon Patch (July 18)

•Lubrizol team helps with hard jobs at Hospice House – News-Herald (July 20)

•Misty’s Wish Bowling Fundraiser – The Plain Dealer (July 17)

•What My Cat Ali Taught Me About Loss and Grief – Care2 (July 11)

•Avon Public Library presented “Have a Laugh for the Health of It” – Cleveland.com, Sun News (July 17)

•Together We Can children’s bereavement camp – Kent Patch (June 23)

•How to Cope with the Death of a Friend – www.Grandparents.com (July)

•Northern Ohio Hospice is the First in the U.S. to Receive Awards for Green Med Practices – Globe Newswire (July 1)

•Camp Helps Children Dealing with Grief – Westlake/Bay Village Observer (June)

•16th Annual Together We Can Bereavement Day Camp – Lakewood Patch (June 18)

•16th Annual Together We Can Day Bereavement Day Camp – Plugged In Cleveland (June 18)

•16th Annual Together We Can Day Camp – Cleveland Jewish News (June 18)

•16th Annual Together We Can Bereavement Day Camp – Avon Patch (June 18)

•William E. Finn: Education and transparency are keys to quality end-of-life choices – Smart Business (June 18)

•Hundreds show up for Walk to Remember event to benefit hospice patients and families – newsnet5.com (June 8)

•Bouquets and Brickbats – News-Herald (June 8)

•Avon 11 year old donates birthday gifts to hospice – Sun News, Cleveland.com (June 9)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve to Hold Walk to Remember – insurancenewsnet.com (June 3)

•June 8 Walk To Remember Celebrates Loved Ones While Helping Hospice – Parma Observer (June)

•Walk to Remember Sunday salutes veterans – The Plain Dealer (June 3)

•How the Hospice of the Western Reserve Provides Dignity and Peace to Patients – Smart Business (June 1)

•Cleveland Connection: Hospice Of The Western Reserve’s “Walk To Remember” CBS Cleveland (May 25)

•June 8 Walk to Remember Celebrates Loved Ones While Helping Hospice – Euclid Observer (May)

•Cleveland zoo walk to benefit hospice patients – News-Herald (May 19)

•CSHRM Team to Participate in Hospice’s “Walk to Remember”

•Hospice of the Western Reserve’s 2014 Walk to Remember – WKYC.com

•Third Annual Walk to Remember – UniversityCircle.org (May)

•Cleveland zoo walk to benefit hospice patients – Morning Journal (May 19)

•Videoconferencing Connects Hospice Patients, Families – InformationWeek (May 20)

•A new CPAC study shows collaborations among the arts and medicine are improving health and the NEO economy – The Plain Dealer, Cleveland.com (April 16)

•Walk to Remember June 8 – Cleveland Jewish News (May 12)

•South Side News & Notes – Local Veterans Invited to Recognition Ceremony – South Side Leader, Akron.com (May 8)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve’s 2014 Walk to Remember – Eventful Cleveland (May 6)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve’s Walk to Remember – Crain’s Cleveland Business (May 6)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve Walk to Remember – Scene (May 6)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve’s Walk to Remember Slated for June 8 – Cleveland Hts. Patch (May 6)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve hosts free recognition luncheon for veterans – Cleveland.com (May 8)

•Cleveland museum vaunt explores theme of death – Ohio News

•Hospice of the Western Reserve Partners with MOCA Cleveland – Collinwood Observer (April)

•Cause for Celebration, Walk to Remember – West Side Leader (March 27, 2014)

•Walk to Remember – Ohio.com (May)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve Walk to Remember – PluggedInCleveland.com

•Ames Family Hospice House Residents Among Those Benefiting from June 8 Walk – Westlake/Bay Village Observer (May)

•Walk to Remember – Hospice of the Western Reserve – Beachwood Patch (May 6, 2014)

•Join Us at Walk to Remember on June 8 – LorainCounty.com (May 2014)

•A Walk to Remember – Cleveland Metroparks Zoo – WMJI.com (May 2014)

•Third Annual Walk to Remember – University Circle, “Find Yourself in the Circle” (April 2014)

•Lakewood Families “Walk to Remember” – Lakewood Observer (April 29)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve Honors Couple’s Service to America – Sun News/Cleveland.com (April 25)

•iPads Open New Opportunities, Enhance Quality of Life for Hospice Patients – Music4Wellness (March 20)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve partners with MOCA – Euclid Observer (April)

•Cleveland Museum exhibit explores subject of death – Akron Beacon Journal and www.Ohio.com

•Alzheimer’s education at John Carroll U. – The Plain Dealer (April 21)

•Husband, wife honored for service to country by Hospice of the Western Reserve – Morning Journal (April 23)

•Parma Residents Invited to MOCA Cleveland 2014 Spring Exhibitions – Parma Observer (April)

•Event Benefits Hospice of the Western Reserve – WKYC.com (March 31)

•iPads Open New Opportunities, Enhance Quality of Life for Hospice Patients – Globe Newswire (March 20)

•Cheerleaders donate to Hospice of the Western Reserve – Star Beacon (March 9)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve founder honored by Ohio State University – News-Herald (March 13)

•Arts Beat – Dirge Lecture Series – Cleveland Jewish News (March)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve partnering with MOCA on New Exhibition – Westlake/Bay Village Observer (March)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve Warehouse Sales – Lakewood Observer (March)

•Hospice is an Integral Part of Ohio’s Health Care Continuum – Smart Business (Feb. 26)

•Save the Date: Hospice of the Western Reserve Warehouse Sale March 14-15– Euclid Observer (March)

•Hospice Volunteer Education – Lakewood Observer (February)

•Ohio Hospice Leader Coordinates Care and Patient Visits with Mobile Solution from CellTrak – PRWeb (Feb. 18)

•Lorain County Volunteers Train Hospice of the Western Reserve Staff on the go – Morning Journal (Jan. 31)

•Somewhere in Time, Soup-R-Bowl Dinner, Founders Ball, more – Society Calendar – The Plain Dealer (Jan. 23)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve Hosting Warehouse Sales – Akron.com (Jan. 9)

•Hospice of the Western Reserve Volunteer Training – Ohio.com (Jan. 27)

•Hospice Volunteer Education – The Lakewood Observer (Jan. 2014)

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