Volunteers for Hospice Care Southwest MI

Volunteer with Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan

Are you looking for a good place to volunteer in 2020? We invite you to consider being a volunteer with Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan. Our agency provides support and services to clients across Southwest Michigan – we serve our friends and neighbors in Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, St. Joseph & Van…

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It’s Never too Late to Thank a Veteran, Even at the End of Life

Americans across the country celebrate Veterans Day on November 11, a special day to salute the men and women who have bravely served our country in the military. These fellow Americans have made profound sacrifices in defense of freedom and they deserve our heartfelt thanks and appreciation. Honoring our nation’s Veterans includes supporting them throughout…

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Honoring our Veterans at Adult Day Services

We have a special program planned to honor our Veterans November 11, 2019, at Adult Day Services at Oakland Centre. Starting at 11 a.m. our guests are invited to take part in a Patriotic Sing-a-Long, followed by a pinning ceremony with Western Michigan University ROTC Cadets. Everyone is welcome! RSPV’s are not required but appreciated.…

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November is Children’s Grief Awareness Month

“Bereaved children are often referred to as the “forgotten mourners”. Many bereaved children feel isolated in their grief, unaware that they are not alone. November is Children’s Grief Awareness Month and is an opportunity to tell children they are not forgotten and that there is support, hope and healing to be found.” This quote from…

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NAG’S Half Day Webcast on Traumatic Death

November is Children’s Grief Awareness Month and Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan, in collaboration with the National Alliance for Grieving Children, will host the half-day webcast: Ethical Considerations for Grief Support after a Traumatic Death Death, dying, and bereavement are unfortunate themes that appear almost daily in news headlines. Rarely is there any discussion on…

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Point1K Fun Run & Duck Derby Raffle

Join us for Michigan’s shortest race – the Point1K! Coming in at 369 feet this course will challenge you in ways you never knew! Every step of this course takes you closer to the finish line, the tangible ending of the race. Our agency walks those final steps of life with our clients and families.…

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Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan Community Partners Liaisons Attend End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium.

Megan Frugone RN-Community Partners Liaison and Vanessa Kraenzlin, RN-Admissions Manager at Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan completed training programs held in San Antonio, Texas and presented by End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC). ELNEC is a national education initiative to improve palliative care. Megan Frugone attended the national ELNEC-Core “Train the Trainer” course. The American Association…

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