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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…


April 25, 2017

Feel good about giving back by donating blood on Thursday, May 25 at Unity Hospice of Northwest Indiana

Merrillville, Ind. – Unity Hospice of Northwest Indiana will be partnering with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive in your community on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 8407 Virginia Street in Merrillville, Ind. The Red Cross Blood Mobile will be in the parking lot from 2-7 p.m. accepting donations. This community blood drive…


April 17, 2017

National Healthcare Decisions Day 2017

“It always seems too early, until it’s too late.” That is the theme of this year’s National Healthcare Decisions Day, which will be a week long this year, celebrated April 16 – 22. According to NHDD.org, National Healthcare Decisions Day aims to help people across the U.S. understand the value of advance healthcare planning. Because far…


April 10, 2017

Unity Hospice of Western Illinois Welcomes New Administrator

Rochelle, Ill. – Unity Hospice is pleased to announce that Deb Rolf of Sycamore, Ill., has joined the Western Illinois office as administrator. Rolf will oversee the administrative and clinical operations at Unity Hospice of Western Illinois, located at 1201 S. 7th Street in Rochelle. Unity Hospice’s role is to provide professional medical care, to…


April 5, 2017

Unity Hospice Celebrates Volunteers for Making a Difference – National Volunteer Month

National Volunteer Month, celebrated annually in April, is dedicated to honoring volunteers throughout the country who selflessly donate their time and energy to giving back to others. Unity Hospice is using this time to recognize the many gifts that hospice volunteers provide for patients facing a terminal illness. Volunteerism comes in many shapes and sizes; but many people…


March 29, 2017

A Physician’s Role in Hospice: National Doctors’ Day 2017

National Doctors’ Day is held annually on March 30th, an obervance day dedicated to celebrating the many contributions physicians provide for patients. In hospice, medical directors are a great importance to the care and comfort of patients who have been diagnosed with a terminal illness. In most cases, the initial decision to consider hospice care begins…


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…