We are gearing up for our annual Memorial 5K Walk/Run on September 20th. This is a community event that gives families and friends an opportunity to celebrate and honor the lives of their loved ones. Please contribute 2 photos of your loved one, their personal information along with a personal note of 60 words of less for the honor banners that we display along the event pathway.

Join us in showing support for your local hospice and help us to continue to provide "care when it matters most" to all our community members. For more information or to download a registration form please go to the Main Menu - Hospice Calendar - and under the 5K Memorial Walk Run event is a registration form you can download!





Hospice Advocates Visit Capitol

Last week, March 24,2014, hospice advocates spent the afternoon talking to Iowa legislators about the importance of hospice to Iowa’s residents as part of HPCAI Legislative Day. Participants met with House Minority Leader. Mark Smith (D-Marshalltown) to discuss issues impacting hospice providers, including facility regulation and Medicaid reimbursement.

Advocates also met with their individual representatives and senators.  Because of the time and effort put in by volunteers, legislators are reminded of the value and importance of hospice care.

Below: Are advocates meeting with Rep. Jared Klein from Hospice of Washington County.

(from left) Margaret Lewis, Danielle Stouder, Representative Jared Klein (R-Keota), and Jean Wollenberg from the Hospice of Washington County