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Hosparus Health Stories

    • A Little Help from My Friends: Spouse Loss Group Creates Lasting Friendships

    • Grief Counseling
    • Stories

    Life is full of many firsts. Some are welcome and expected, while others arrive suddenly and without invitation. After the…

  • A Birthday Surprise Raphael Morris was grinning from ear to ear after just having blown out the candles and making…

  • For Gordon Vogel, Hosparus Health’s Heart Connection® program has allowed him to continue living his life to the fullest, on…

  • When John Schneider was receiving hospice services from Hosparus Health, Buffy, the family dog, was there by his side. Buffy…

  • By Kenya M. Whitfield, BA, MSM Outreach Manager of Physician Relations A Night Like No Other I had the blessing…

  • Lonnie Davis is on a mission to spread the word about hospice care and the positive impact Hosparus Health Green…

  • Hosparus Health team nurse Regina Taylor knows just the trick to get dementia patient Dave Sommers to engage—she asks him…

  • As a Certified Public Accountant, Roger Harbeson knew a thing or two about personal wealth. But if you had asked…

  • She was born in 1927. After achieving her GED, she earned her associate degree in 1981, while raising four children.…

  • When Myra’s father needed hospice care, she turned to Hosparus Health for support in his final days. James McGeorge was…

Videos

    • Veterans Memorial Dedication-WHAS 11 News

    • The Hosparus Health Thrift Shoppe Family

    • Knop Family Celebrates Wedding at Hosparus Health Inpatient Unit

    • Hosparus Health: A Veteran’s tribute

    • Hosparus Health-Celebrating 40 Years

    • Hosparus Health Inpatient Care Center Virtual Tour

    • Hosparus Health Heart Connection Program on Great Day Live

    • Hair Care Volunteer Helps Hospice Patient with A Day at the Races

Blog Articles

  • By talking with us sooner, patients and their families can experience the compassionate palliative or hospice care that Hosparus Health…

  • When someone you care about is navigating the difficult journey of having a loved one in hospice care, offering your…

    • Jimmy Carter Elected Hospice Care and Dispelled a Common Myth

    • Article
    • Hospice

    Four months ago, it was announced that former President Jimmy Carter had entered hospice care. While Hosparus Health was not…

  • Why does everyone keep telling you to “take a walk?” “Get outside.” “Go enjoy the beautiful weather.” They want you…

  • We know that hospice is a word feared by many across the country. But hospice care is here to provide…

  • At a time when everyone else is cheerful and focusing on buying the perfect gift, some are concerned with their…

    • Make a Will Month: Five Reasons You May Be Procrastinating

    • Article
    • Donors

    Numerous studies continue to show that even though Americans are comfortable talking about their legacy, only half have an actual…

  • Many of us assume we’ll be able to communicate our wishes until the very end. But no one can predict…

  • When you’re ready to make the most of the time you have left, Hosparus Health is here for you and…

  • Heart month is celebrated every February, coinciding with Valentine’s day (which is pretty clever, kudos to Lyndon Johnson on that…

Volunteer stories

    • Help Others Using Your Unique Talents by Volunteering with Hosparus Health

    • News
    • Volunteer

    SEPTEMBER 9, 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACTS: Dyan Duncan Executive Director of Marketing & Communications 502.814.5439 dduncan@hosparus.org Corey Wilson Volunteer…

    • Hosparus Health’s New Volunteer Manager is Looking for Volunteers Who Are Ready to Make a Difference

    • News
    • Volunteer

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 6, 2023 CONTACTS: Dyan Duncan Executive Director Marketing & Communication 502.814.5439 dduncan@hosparus.org Tiffany Hinton Volunteer Manager…

    • Use Your Talents to Support Others by Volunteering with Hosparus Health

    • News
    • Volunteer

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 28, 2023 CONTACTS: Dyan Duncan Executive Director Marketing & Communication 502.814.5439 dduncan@hosparus.org Vonya Gresham Volunteer Manager…

    • Hosparus Health and WAGS Pet Therapy Volunteers

    • Volunteer

    Written By Volunteer Ann Duffin Hosparus Health and WAGS work together to provide compassionate care for those impacted by serious…

    • Hospice Volunteer Supports Mission Through Classic Cars and Crocheting

    • Volunteer

    People often wonder what volunteering for Hosparus Health looks like. The truth is, Hosparus volunteer experiences don’t look the same.…

    • During this Season of Giving, Consider Becoming a Hosparus Health Volunteer

    • Volunteer

    It’s the season of giving, and there’s no gift more meaningful than time. That’s certainly true when it comes to…

    • Hosparus Health Brings the Gift of Music to Nursing Homes in Central Kentucky

    • Hospice
    • Volunteer

    During this time of heightened restrictions and social distancing, many people — especially the elderly or medically fragile — may…

    • Hospice Volunteers Should Not Practice Social Distancing

    • Hospice
    • Volunteer

    Let me be clear – the title of this blog is click bait. By no means do I suggest anyone…

    • Volunteer Prayer Beads Offer Comfort During Difficult Times

    • Spiritual
    • Volunteer

    A little more than a month before the pandemic became widespread, a new way to provide care and comfort to…

    • Continue to Craft By Making Care Blankets

    • Volunteer

    Our patients take great comfort from blankets that are made by loving volunteers and donated to Hosparus Health. When a…

    • Volunteer Spotlight: Retired Army Veteran Continues to Serve

    • Veteran
    • Volunteer

    Hosparus Health volunteer Renee Finnegan made a career serving others fearlessly and compassionately. Today, she continues to take care of…

    • Volunteer and Patient Recreate a 45 Year Old Shop Project

    • Volunteer

    Andy Kiehl joined Hosparus Health volunteers in May 2019 after one of our resource nurses recruited him in a yoga…

  • By talking with us sooner, patients and their families can experience the compassionate palliative or hospice care that Hosparus Health…
    • Hosparus Health’s 2023 Dancing with our Southern Indiana Stars raises nearly $300,000 for local families navigating serious illness

    • Fundraising Events
    • News
    September 15, 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Dyan Duncan Executive Director of Marketing & Communications 502.814.5439 dduncan@hosparus.org Sold-out event hosted…
    • Hosparus Health Announces $500,000 Grant from the James Graham Brown Foundation

    • News
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2023  CONTACT: Dyan Duncan Executive Director Marketing & Communication 502.814.5439 dduncan@hosparus.org (LOUISVILLE, KY) — Hosparus…
    • Help Others Using Your Unique Talents by Volunteering with Hosparus Health

    • News
    • Volunteer
    SEPTEMBER 9, 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACTS: Dyan Duncan Executive Director of Marketing & Communications 502.814.5439 dduncan@hosparus.org Corey Wilson Volunteer…
    • Sold-out Crowd of 750 Expected for Hosparus Health’s “Dancing with Our Southern Indiana Stars” Event

    • Fundraising Events
    • News
    MEDIA ADVISORY CONTACT: Dyan Duncan Executive Director of Marketing & Communications 502.814.5439 dduncan@hosparus.org (NEW ALBANY, IN) — Hosparus Health’s largest…
    • Hosparus Health’s New Volunteer Manager is Looking for Volunteers Who Are Ready to Make a Difference

    • News
    • Volunteer
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 6, 2023 CONTACTS: Dyan Duncan Executive Director Marketing & Communication 502.814.5439 dduncan@hosparus.org Tiffany Hinton Volunteer Manager…
    • Use Your Talents to Support Others by Volunteering with Hosparus Health

    • News
    • Volunteer
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 28, 2023 CONTACTS: Dyan Duncan Executive Director Marketing & Communication 502.814.5439 dduncan@hosparus.org Vonya Gresham Volunteer Manager…
    • A Little Help from My Friends: Spouse Loss Group Creates Lasting Friendships

    • Grief Counseling
    • Stories
    Life is full of many firsts. Some are welcome and expected, while others arrive suddenly and without invitation. After the…
    • Hosparus Health and WAGS Pet Therapy Volunteers

    • Volunteer
    Written By Volunteer Ann Duffin Hosparus Health and WAGS work together to provide compassionate care for those impacted by serious…
  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 14, 2023 CONTACT: Dyan Duncan Executive Director Marketing & Communication 502.814.5439 dduncan@hosparus.org (LOUISVILLE, KY) — Did…
  • When someone you care about is navigating the difficult journey of having a loved one in hospice care, offering your…
    • Hosparus Health of Kentucky and Indiana Named as Prestigious 2023 Hospice CAHPS Honors Award Recipients

    • Hospice
    • News
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 31, 2023 CONTACT: Dyan Duncan Executive Director Marketing & Communication 502.814.5439 dduncan@hosparus.org The nonprofit organization receives…