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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…

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…

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…

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…

Unity Hospice is Creating Good Laughs for a Great Cause in Support of Red Nose Day, Children’s Charities

In support of Red Nose Day USA, a daylong fundraiser in May to help raise money for charities that fight kids’ poverty, Unity Hospice is partnering with our communities to create good laughs for a great cause all month long. Red Nose Day is a global campaign devoted to raising money for charities that deliver basic…

National Volunteer Month 2016

National Volunteer Month is celebrated annually in the United States during the month of April, and is acknowledged as a time to honor the many gifts our nation’s volunteers bring to the world through the selfless act of volunteerism. Unity Hospice dedicated this time to thank their committed hospice volunteers for providing support, companionship and…

Patient Care Coordinator Deborah Slay Promoted to Director of Clinical Services

Collinsville, Ill. – Unity Hospice of Greater St. Louis recently announced the promotion of Deborah Slay to serve as director of clinical services. Administrator Dionne Thompson made the announcement. A Granite City, Ill., resident, Slay began her journey with Unity Hospice three years ago as registered nurse case manager. Six months later, she became patient…

Unity Hospice Invites Local Veterans to Participate in the Veterans History Project

Unity Hospice invites area veterans to share their story of wartime to be submitted to the Library of Congress through the Veterans History Project Unity Hospice is inviting veterans in their surrounding communities to share their stories of wartime to be submitted to the Library of Congress through a nationally-recognized program called the Veterans History…

Unity Hospice of Western Illinois Welcomes Volunteer Coordinator

Rochelle, Ill. – Unity Hospice of Western Illinois, your area’s local hospice company, recently appointed Jeni Hardin of Creston, Ill., as volunteer coordinator to oversee patient and volunteer programming activities within the company as well as perform community outreach initiatives. Area Administrator Carla Humphreys made the announcement. In her new role, Hardin will be responsible…

Unity Hospice Recognized as a We Honor Veterans Partner

Unity Hospice Earns Final Level of the National We Honor Veterans Program Unity Hospice has become a national partner of We Honor Veterans, a pioneering campaign developed by National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs. As a We Honor Veterans Partner, Unity Hospice has earned the highest recognition…