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October 12, 2017

Unity Hospice Selected as a Winner of NHPCO’s 2017 Creative Arts Contest

Earlier this summer, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Association (NHPCO) held its annual Creative Arts Contest – an awareness campaign that invited hospices across the country to submit entries in the form of photo, blog or poetry, that illustrate how hospice creates meaningful moments for patients and families in their communities. The theme for…

September 29, 2017

Unity Hospice of Chicagoland’s Community Musician a Recipient of AARP’s 50@50+ Illinois

CHICAGO – Joyce Renee Walker, community musician for Unity Hospice of Chicagoland, was honored by AARP Illinois and Crain’s Custom Media as a recipient of its 50@50+ Illinois Award. According to AARP Illinois State President Rosanna Marquez, the 50@50+ Illinois Award honors Illinois residents 50+ years old who think outside the box and go the extra…

September 15, 2017

September is Pain Awareness Month

What is the most common cause of disability in the United States today? The answer might surprise you – it is pain. But if you didn’t know, you have plenty of company. Most Americans are not aware of how debilitating pain can be. Knowledge about pain management is lacking and misinformation is easy to come…

August 2, 2017

Unity Hospice Appoints Chicago Native to its Marketing Team

CHICAGO – Unity Hospice of Chicagoland appointed Daniel Goldmeier of Chicago – Rogers Park, to join its premier marketing team as community relations representative. Administrator Chaim Klein made the announcement. Goldmeier comes to Unity Hospice with extensive experience in marketing sales. His areas of expertise include, new client engagement, using technology for business development, brand…

August 2, 2017

Lee County’s Monthly Grief Group Offers Support to Public

Rochelle, Ill. – The Lee County Council on Aging and Unity Hospice of Western Illinois co-facilitate a free monthly grief group at the Post House Community Center in Dixon, Ill. This group is open to the public and welcomes anyone experiencing grief from a recent loss. Grief is a normal, natural reaction to a loss…

June 19, 2017

Unity Hospice of Western Illinois Adds Community Relations Representative

Rochelle, Ill. – Unity Hospice of Western Illinois recently welcomed David Taylor, RN, to its premier hospice team to serve as community relations representative (CRR). In his role as CRR, Taylor will be responsible for implementing strategic marketing plans and accomplishing marketing goals set forth by the business development team. He will educate local clinicians…

June 7, 2017

Unity Hospice of Chicagoland Welcomes Community Musician

Community Musician to Provide Music that Brings Life to Area Seniors CHICAGO – Research has supported music’s effect on cognitive function of the brain among seniors, especially for those living with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Unity Hospice of Chicagoland recently added a community musician to its comprehensive hospice care team so their patients and area…

June 1, 2017

Unity Hospice Thanks Donors, Volunteers for Successful Blood Drive

Merrillville, Ind. — Unity Hospice of Northwest Indiana, with the Red Cross Northwest Indiana Chapter, held a local blood drive on May 25 complete with the Red Cross Blood Mobile. Unity Hospice would like to thank everyone who helped make the blood drive a success. Thank you, especially, to our donors. Sixteen pints of lifesaving…

May 10, 2017

A Day in the Life of a Hospice Nurse – National Nurses Week

This May is National Nurses Week. But although many of us know what nurses do, there is one small niche in nursing that often gets overlooked or misrepresented: the field of hospice. This month, get a taste of the duties and responsibilities of nurses in hospice, and why people say it “takes a special person…

April 25, 2017

Thank You, Administrative Professionals!

Administrative Professionals Day is celebrated annually in the United States each April. Unity Hospice would like to specially recognize the important role of administrative professionals in all sectors of our economy; and in our case, in the hospice industry. Administrative professionals come in all shapes and sizes at Unity Hospice – from front desk representatives…