April 2017


Q & A with Walk to Remember 2017 Volunteer Chairs: Ralph and Marianne Betters


Marianne:  We live in a culture that is not comfortable thinking of death or talking about it. We do everything we can to stay young; it's a billion-dollar industry. So, when a person receives a terminal diagnosis, it can be very lonely for them and their family. So many who are close to them do not know what to say and some pull back. They don't want to pull back, but they feel helpless.


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April 25 2017


Going Green Aligns with Hospice Mission


​At Hospice of the Western Reserve, green business practices are a way of life that allow us to provide the best care for our patients, families and community. Best of all, the resulting cost savings can be diverted into patient care.


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April 21 2017


Former Hospice of the Western Reserve Patient – and Volunteer – Honored for Years of Service


​There are special mementos we carry with us throughout our lives and look upon with sentimental fondness. For our patient, 100-year-old Charlye Griffin, one such treasure was her Hospice of the Western Reserve Volunteer badge.


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April 17 2017


USS Arizona Model Ship Donated to David Simpson Hospice House as Tribute to Care


While it was emotional entering the doors of David Simpson Hospice House, Roseann Fraczek and her children, Thomas and Christine, were determined to fulfill their promise to husband and father, Francis Fraczek. A patient at David Simpson Hospice House for just one week, 71 year-old Francis was so taken by the care and atmosphere, that he asked his family to donate a special USS Arizona model ship built by him, for display in the Atrium.
 
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April 12 2017

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