August 2017


Veterans Invited to Nov. 1 Public Recognition Ceremony at Lorain County Community College


​Veterans from all branches of the Armed Forces and their families are invited to a free luncheon and public Veterans Recognition Ceremony hosted by Lorain County Community College (LCCC) in collaboration with Hospice of the Western Reserve (HWR) and HMC Hospice of Medina County on Wednesday, Nov. 1.


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August 31 2017


World War II Veteran Honored for Service by Hospice of the Western Reserve


As a soldier in the U.S. Army serving in the European theater, PFC Robert (Bob) Roth participated in one of the defining historical events of the 20th century: World War II. After the war, he served as a guard at the Nuremberg trials, a series of military tribunals convened by the Allied forces to prosecute Nazi war criminals.


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August 30 2017


The Handbook for Companioning the Mourner: Eleven Essential Principles


In his book, The Handbook for Companioning the Mourner: Eleven Essential Principles, Alan Wolfelt, raises the question, “just imagine how profoundly the world would change if all those who mourn life’s losses-everyone-were companioned through their grief journeys.”


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August 29 2017


Pregnancy Loss


​As soon as couples find out they’re pregnant, a relationship forms with the unborn child. Pregnant moms are drawn to the windows of maternity shops. Prospective parents pick up little footballs, tiaras and tea sets. Outfits and car seats are carefully selected for the ride home from the hospital. But, all those loving conversations between partners can come to an abrupt halt.


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August 29 2017


Grief is Messy


I was never insane, except when my heart was touched.” Those words from Edgar Allen Poe may resonate with you now more than ever. In the deep recesses of grief, you may find yourself asking so many questions:


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August 28 2017

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