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    September, 2015

  • CCH|Canton’s Annual Memorial Service, Lanterns of Love.
    Compassionate Care Hospice, Canton, held their annual memorial service, Lanterns of Love, on September 16, 2015. The program was held at Harbour Club Golf Course in Belleville, Michigan, where dozens of sky lanterns were released at dusk by families and friends honoring the memory of a special loved one. CCH volunteers and staff helped with the launch after names were read outside the clubhouse.
    CCH|Canton, NJ September 16, 2015

June, 2015

  • CCH|Sparta’s Rascal and Peal Visit Cancer Survivor Celebration.
    On May 30, CCH|Sparta therapy dogs, Rascal and Peal, had a very special assignment. They visited Project Self-Sufficiency’s Celebration for Breast Cancer Survivors held at the PSS campus on Mill Street in Newton, NJ. Rascal and Peal brought many smiles, laughs, and comfort to the attendees at the event.
    CCH|Sparta, NJ June 8, 2015
    • April, 2015

    • CCH|Media Participates in Meadow Rocks Rocking Chair Competition.
      Recently, CCH|Media participated in Meadows Rocks 2015 to help provide in-services the clients of Simpson Meadows in Downingtown, Pa on Hospice Care and Services. There was also a Rocking Chair competition in which the team of Maria Shaw, RN (seated); (standing: left to right) Noel Stranen, MSW; Dennis Sabato, Clinical liaison; and Andrea Cwiek, RN, participated.
      CCH|Media, PA. April 15, 2015

      February, 2015

    • CCH|Branchburg Delivers Cheer for Valentine’s.
      CCH|Branchburg, NJ. February 25, 2015
    • CCH|Sparta Deliver Healing Hearts Greetings.
      Recently, the Sparta office delivered hand painted “Healing Hearts” to our patient in Morris, Sussex and Warren counties for Valentine’s Day and Heart Month. The hearts are handpainted by children and include a “message of caring” and a short narrative of the child who made the heart. One of the hearts was from a little girl in kindergarten from Randolph, NJ. Her message of caring was “I hope this makes you feel better.” These beautiful hearts brought many smiles to our patients.
      CCH|Sparta, NJ. February 19, 2015
    • CCH|Old Forge Partnered with Vet Organizations.
      Over the past holiday season, CCH|Old Forge collaborated with several local organizations to deliver gifts to CCH veteran patients. Along with CCH|Old Forge, the participating organizations were: Friends of Hospice Veterans, Rolling Angels, Blankets for Vets, Legion Riders, and VFW Shopa-Davey Post No. 6082. The group distributed holiday gifts, including blankets and clothing, to hospice Veterans. Pictured (front row, left to right): James Shafer, Tina Pavlovicz/CCH LPN (who always goes “above and beyond” for the veterans), Faith Shafer, Lisa Fumanti Francis, and Lacy Harrington; (second row, left to right) Anita Fumanti, Fatima Thurston, Lori Blair, Kayla Thurston, and Mike Taylor; (back row, left to right): Gabriella Thurston, Jennifer Olechna/CCH Intake Coordinator, Stacey Shafer, and Becky Thurston.
      CCH|Old Forge, PA. February 16, 2015
    • CCH|Old Forge Donates to Keystone Rescue Mission.
      CCH|Old Forge recently conducted a blanket drive/fundraiser to help those in need at Keystone Rescue Mission Alliance (KRMA) in Scranton and Wilkes-Barre, PA. Donations continue to always be welcome. For more information, call Kathy Regan at KRMA: 570-871-4795. Pictured (left to right): Shannon Collins/CCH Bereavement Coordinator, Kathy Regan/KRMA Volunteer Coordinator, Sylvia Kolosinsky/CCH Volunteer Coordinator, and Jennifer Olechna/CCH Intake Coordinator.
      CCH|Old Forge, PA. February 16, 2015
    • Zeus Hopes You Had a Wonderful Valentine’s.
      CCH|Sparta, NJ. February 16, 2015
    • CCH|Sioux Falls and Augustana College Honor MLK Day.
      CCH|Sioux Falls, SD. February 16, 2015

      January, 2015

    • CCH|Branchburg: Lapghans Represent Fabric of Community.
      Manville Reformed Church is celebrating 100 years in the community in 2015 by finishing a project to make lap blankets for the aged or people in wheelchairs. The congregation sees the project — called “Lapghans of Love” — as a way to help the community and honor their predecessors and founding members. They are being donated to CCH patients.
      Read the full article. CCH|Branchburg, NJ. January 30, 2015
    • CCH|Sparta Introduces Zeus, Future Therapy Dog.
      CCH|Branchburg, NJ. January 30, 2015
    • CCH|Atlanta Hosts Mayor of Dunwoody.
      On Tuesday, January 6, CCH|Atlanta Program Director, Twanna Midcalf, hosted a meeting with the Mayor of Dunwoody, Mike Davis, and Business Retention Manager, Dan Farrar, Jr. The meeting was an opportunity for the Mayor and his office to learn more about Compassionate Care Hospice, the care that we provide to our patients and the great work that we do in the community. The CCH|Atlanta team also learned about amazing opportunities to get even more involved in the community and bring more awareness to the services that we provide.
      CCH|Atlanta, GA. January 20, 2015
    • CCH|Lakeland Hosts Root Beer Float Party.
      CCH|Lakeland, FL. January 20, 2015
    • CCH|Old Forge Donates to Northeast Regional Cancer Institute.
      Recently, Peggy Durkin, (third from left) Regional Program Director at CCH|Old Forge, presented a $500 fundraising check to Karen M. Saunders, (second from left) President, Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. Also attending were(left to right): Carol Desmarteau, CCH Community Liaison, Ms. Saunders, Ms. Durkin, Corinne Lucchino Yanul, PHHC Marketing Liaison, Jennifer Olechna, CCH Intake Coordinator, and Dawn Randazzo, CCH Community Liaison. Compassionate Care Hospice (CCH) and Personal Home Health Care (PHHC) were sponsors of a recent Fundraiser. Proceeds benefit NRCI’s Patient Navigation Program.
      CCH|Old Forge, PA. January 13, 2015
    • CCH|Old Forge Sponsors Aging Happens Event.
      CCH|Old Forge sponsored a community event entitled “Aging Happens,” which was held on Thursday, December 11th at Riverside Health and Rehab in Taylor, PA. Dr. Kurt Moran (seated) addressed the group regarding “Healthy Aging.” Standing left to right: Kelsey Pazanski Wargo, Elder Care Consultant at Marshall, Parker & Weber, LLC, discussed “Care Management Services,” Jeanne Phillips, Director of Outreach and Marketing at Riverside Health and Rehab, and Carol Desmarteau, Compassionate Care Hospice’s Community Liaison, presented “Who pays for Personal Care Homes, Skilled Living Facilities, and Hospice Services.”
      CCH|Old Forge, PA. January 13, 2015
    • CCH|Lakeland Holiday Party for Savannah Court Residents.
      CCH|Lakeland, FL. January 2, 2015