Center for Hospice Care (CHC) has been honoring deserving recipients with our Helping Hands Award for 35 years. CHC was thrilled to honor Catherine Hiler – a true community servant and long-time supporter of CHC and the Hospice Foundation – for 2019.
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Dr. Pelc (right) chats with event attendees. On April 10, Center for Hospice Care, the Hospice Foundation and the Center for Education and Advance Care Planning welcomed this year’s Vera Z. Dwyer Fellow in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Dr. Greg Pelc. Dr. Pelc began his month-long rotation at Center for Hospice Care at the beginning...
August 16 was a muggy evening to be sure – but it was hard to tell if the warmth felt by the guests came from the lingering sun or the wonderful spirit of the event.
September 23 turned out to be one terrific day. It started with a cool morning and continued into a bright, sunny day with a light breeze and 72 degrees. Not a bad start for the 10th Annual Bike Michiana for Hospice (BMFH) and the 33rd Annual Walk for Hospice.
In 2016, Center for Hospice Care (CHC) dedicated a beautiful Veterans Memorial on the grounds of its Mishawaka Campus. As a “We Honor Veterans” Level 4 Partner, CHC takes great pride in meeting the unique needs of veterans facing life-limiting illnesses.
The 7th Annual Okuyamba Fest took place July 31 – a little earlier than usual – and featured special guests from the Palliative Care Association of Uganda (PCAU). Country Director Rose Kiwanuka, Programmes Manager Mark Mwesiga, and Information & Communication Technology and Data Quality Officer Cynthia Kabagambe joined us at this year’s Okuyamba Fest. Guests...
A generous $1.75 million gift from the Vera Z. Dwyer Charitable Trust is increasing the number of hospice and palliative care physicians in northern Indiana and will help improve the quality of medical care provided in the region for generations to come.
Each year, Center for Hospice Care honors a deserving recipient with our Helping Hands Award. Now in its 34th year, we were thrilled to honor Sister Carmel Marie Sallows, C.S.C.
The values of caring and compassion aren’t restricted by borders. This is a lesson the Hospice Foundation learned in its nearly 10 years of helping Center for Hospice Care support the work of the Palliative Care Association of Uganda.
On October 26, Center for Hospice Care dedicated the memorial items donated to Center for Hospice Care's Veterans Memorial in honor of military loved ones.