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February 16, 2017

Congestive Heart Failure and How Unity Hospice Can Help – National Heart Month

February is an important month when it comes to your heart. And we’re not talking Valentine’s Day… February is recognized nationally as American Heart Month. Additionally, the week of Feb. 12-18, 2017 is Heart Failure Awareness Week. This is a time, more than ever, to raise awareness about heart failure and to become educated on…


February 6, 2017

Unity Hospice of Northwest Indiana Fulfills Patient’s Last Wish

Merrillville, Ind. – Making one last wish come true for Retired Air Force Veteran Victor McGovern was a top priority for Unity Hospice of Northwest Indiana. On Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, Unity Hospice planned a visit at an airport hangar at the Porter County Regional Airport so McGovern can relive his military days and sit…


January 9, 2017

Unity Hospice of Greater St. Louis Names KaSandra Hardin 2016 Employee of the Year

ST. LOUIS – Unity Hospice of Greater St. Louis proudly names KaSandra Hardin of St. Louis, Mo., as the 2016 recipient of the Employee of the Year Award. Hardin serves as registered nurse case manager for Unity Hospice patients residing in the Greater St. Louis area. She has demonstrated commitment to excellence in her work…


January 9, 2017

Unity Hospice of Greater St. Louis Names 2016 Volunteers of the Year – And They Have Four Paws…

Collinsville, Ill. – Unity Hospice of Greater St. Louis recently named Unity Hospice Pet Therapy Volunteers Marcia Bedard and Sue Ellen Choate, and their therapy dogs Indy and Kudos, as the 2016 recipients of the Volunteer of the Year Award. Indy, a Golden Retriever, and Kudos, a Labrador Retriever, are members of Unity Hospice’s “Paws…


January 7, 2017

Unity Hospice of Western Illinois Names Jeni Hardin 2016 Employee of the Year

Rochelle, Ill. – Unity Hospice of Western Illinois proudly names Jeni Hardin as the 2016 recipient of the Employee of the Year Award. Hardin serves as volunteer coordinator at Unity Hospice of Western Illinois, located in Rochelle at 1201 S. 7th Street. In the two years she has been employed with Unity Hospice, she has…


January 6, 2017

Unity Hospice of Northwest Indiana Names 2016 Shining Star of the Year

Merrillville, Ind. – Unity Hospice of Northwest Indiana proudly names Aleta McDowell, of Merrillville, Ind., the 2016 recipient of the Shining Star of the Year Award (Employee of the year). McDowell has been with Unity Hospice for six years and currently serves as assistant administrator. Unity Hospice’s Shining Star of the Year Award recognizes employees…


November 15, 2016

National Hospice Month: Unity Hospice Helps Patients and Families Focus on Quality of Life

November recognizes National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and hospices across the country are raising awareness about the highest quality care for people coping with a serious illness. Throughout the month, Unity Hospice will be joining organizations to help the community understand how important hospice and palliative care can be. Hospice is not a place.…


November 11, 2016

Unity Hospice Honored as One of Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces 2016

CHICAGO – Unity Hospice has been recognized as one of the area’s most dynamic and supportive local businesses by the Chicago Tribune in its special “Top Workplaces” issue. The Friday, Nov. 11 special edition of the newspaper identified the Chicago companies chosen for recognition by its employees. All winners were honored during the Top Workplaces 2016…


October 13, 2016

Unity Hospice’s Greater St. Louis Office Appoints Jaye Mitchum as Administrator

Collinsville, Ill. – Unity Hospice of Greater St. Louis recently appointed Metro East Native Jaye Mitchum as administrator. As administrator, Mitchum will oversee the administrative and clinical operations at Unity Hospice’s Collinsville, Ill., and St. Louis, Mo. offices. Mitchum began her career with Unity Hospice in 2003 as a community relations representative. Several years later…