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April 17, 2018

Unity Hospice Celebrates National Volunteer Week

Change makers. Give unto others. Celebrate service. These are but a few of the phrases that you may have seen associated with National Volunteer Week, celebrated annually in the United States every April. Volunteerism comes in many shapes and sizes; but some of you may not be aware of the small niche of volunteer work that…

April 16, 2018

Don’t Wait to Have the Conversation

National Healthcare Decisions Day – April 16, 2018 It’s an all too common situation. A family is at the bedside of a loved one who is seriously ill and nearing the end of life. Advanced planning had not taken place, and each member of the family has an opposing idea of what should be done.…

January 31, 2018

Unity Hospice of Northwest Indiana Names 2017 Employee of the Year

Merrillville, Ind. – Unity Hospice of Northwest Indiana proudly names Joy Mercer as the 2017 recipient of the Employee of the Year Award. Mercer began her journey with Unity Hospice as a volunteer in 2015. A year later, she became a paid employee serving as a certified nursing assistant. In this role, Mercer assists the…

January 16, 2018

Unity Hospice of Greater St. Louis Names Three Employee of the Year Recipients for 2017

ST. LOUIS – Unity Hospice of Greater St. Louis proudly names Community Relations Representative Dawn Whitmire and Administrative Assistants Christina Penberthy and Emily Hawley as the 2017 recipients of the Employee of the Year Award for the local office. Whitmire, of Granite City, Ill., began working with Unity Hospice nearly 15 years ago as a…

January 3, 2018

Unity Hospice Founder & CEO Featured in Voyage Chicago Magazine

Unity Hospice Founder & CEO Michael Klein weighed in on his experience starting his own hospice company – and how it has come to be what it is today, in a recent article published by Voyage Chicago Magazine. 25 years ago, Mr. Klein was a successful young lawyer who sought purpose and service in his…

December 26, 2017

Unity Hospice Names Joe Green Lead Chaplain for Chicagoland

CHICAGO – Unity Hospice recently promoted Evanston Resident Rev. Joe Green, MABS, to Lead Chaplain of its Chicagoland office. Green has been with Unity Hospice for seven years, serving as a Chaplain for patients experiencing the end of life. In his new role as Lead Chaplain, Green will provide leadership and support to the spiritual…

December 22, 2017

Unity Hospice Employees Give the Gift of Giving with Hoyleton Ministries’ Christmas Angels Program

Collinsville, Ill. – There is nothing quite like the gift of giving, especially around Christmas. This holiday season, Unity Hospice continued their partnership with Hoyleton Ministries, of Hoyleton, Ill., by again participating in their annual Christmas Angels program, continuing a 15 year tradition. Christmas Angels is a subset of Hoyleton’s Puentes de Esperanze, a division…

November 20, 2017

Unity Hospice Celebrates 25 Years of Delivering Quality Hospice Care

Skokie, Ill. – Unity Hospice is excited to announce its 25th anniversary of serving patients and families in the Midwest. 25 years ago, Michael Klein, now president & CEO of Unity Hospice, was a successful young lawyer who sought purpose and service in his work. He wanted to come home each night with the knowledge…

November 17, 2017

Unity Hospice Honored as One of Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces 2017

CHICAGO – Unity Hospice has been named by the Chicago Tribune as one of Chicagoland’s “Top Workplace” for 2017, the third time they have received this honor. Additionally, Unity Hospice was among the top five small businesses to score highest in “meaningfulness”, meaing a broader sense of purpose in their work. According to the Chicago…