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Archive | April, 2013
During National Volunteer Month, Hospice of Dayton and Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties are honoring 795 volunteers, who contributed 68,435 hours of service in 2012.
Hospice volunteers are valuable members of a Quality of Life team serving hospice patients and their families. Hospice volunteers perform a wide range of duties including supporting patients and families by providing companionship, respite care, shopping, delivery of medications and supplies, pet therapy, massage, beautician and barber services, and gardening. The serve as educators about hospice services in the community, create Memory Bears for loved ones, participate in honoring hospice patients who are veterans and create Life Celebration videos. Volunteers also provide clerical and office support, serve as receptionists, assist with fundraising events, data entry and serve as Ambassadors helping families whose loved ones are receiving in-patient care at Hospice of Dayton
Volunteers with Hospice of Dayton and Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties participate in a required orientation, TB testing, background check, and additional training for positions involving direct patient care and special positions. Training sessions are provided on a monthly basis so that people can attend at their convenience.
Hospice of Dayton and Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties thanks the following volunteers who make a difference in the lives of their friends and neighbors:
Franklin: Marlene Artman,Paula Beiser,Rich Hobbs, Gloria Osborne
Middletown: Jody Akers, Mertha Patsy Bailey, Marvin Clark, Phyllis Clark, Janice Kash, Debbie Ellis, Jerry Gump, Nina Russell, Reagan Swartz
Morrow: Carol Lamers, Dotty Rezabek
Trenton: Marcia Halsey, Pat Wourms
West Chester: David Slater
Springfield: Lynn Mishler, Marsha Fralnklin, Jessica Clemons
Medway: Patricia Prudhomme, Alice Kotte
New Carlisle: Sherrie Bair, Marcy Beatty-Gray, Ray Jones
Wilmington: Fran Unger
Beavercreek: Teri Anderson, Debbie Barker, Arun Balagopal, Louise Ashbaugh, Ashley Bunn, Kathy Brown, Thomas Brown, Sharon Carpenter, Arthur Casci, Ruth Hertog, Steven Knox, Robert Reifenberg, James Sauerbrey, Pauline Petry, Jean Cochoy, Jonathan Corbett, Mai El Gasim, Justine Kelly, Matt Kelly, Gary Kaiser, Josie Greco, Sarita Metzger, Carl Poling, Marilyn Raeth, Lu Ann Berry, Evelyn Dunnigan, Carole Larson, Becky Neufarth, Linda Parrott, Paul Rudolph, Denise Karmele, Jody McCurdy, Sharon Morrison, Thelma Holbrook, Sharon Brandt, Dr. Ratna Palakodeti, Laura Romesburg, Ann Bernice Sietman, Miriam “Bunny” Joseph, Charles Hardwick, Richard Coriell, Kendra Kershner, Ross Humes, Sarita Metzger, Terri Gallaway, Ellen Whited, Frances Swope, Virgil Rehg, Joe Radin
Bellbrook: Denise Cronin, Denise DeWitt, Kathy Hatton, Katherine Lagedrost, Teresa Marsee, Madison Noel, Conny Poole, Sandy Porter, Mary Sparkman, Peter Odgers, Peggy Moore, Judy Schrunk, Vicky Sell, Denise Tanka, Melane Yaufman, Zach Yaufman
Fairborn: Sonia Bennett, Kara Bobka, Patti Brueck, Ellen Brunson, Jane Clifton, Kimberly Code, Allison Colvin, Doug Daegele, Patty Druek, Nicoletta Frankenstein, Connie Gover, Rosa Gover, John Gover, Judi Green, Darlene Herd, Jacob Hellickson, Audra Horomanski, Richard “Luke” Lucas, Vicky Lockhart, Tom Narramore, Topaz Sampson, Chloe Sidney, Gregory Williams, Sharon Wilson, Ann Pearson, JoAnne Powell, LaVerna Schiermeyer, Teresa Schiermeyer, Jim Soulati, Taylor Soulati, Wilma Soulati, Sally Vanzant
Jamestown: Elma Lee Moore, Helen Doane
Spring Valley: John Smith
Xenia: Bette Dillon, Judy Lee, Karen Clary, Denise Siwecki,
Yellow Springs: Maria Schuermeyer
Huntsville: Jeanne Carlson
Tipp City: Julie Beam, Richard Mosier, Helen Stacy, Lucy Thobe
Troy: Cindy Back, L. Travis Back, Lisa Dawson, Melissa Gates, Tom Mann, Yvonne Reed, Eden Reed
Union: Sylvan and Mary Jo Eller, Warren Tam, Lynn Vannorsdall, Dan Mecoli
Brookville: Shawn Hamm, Robert Patrus, Norma Stetter, Cammie Hines
Centerville: Sarah Balster, Toni Brunk, Frances Bankston, Connie Bruce, Shirley Coey, Ruth Collins, Becki Eschbach, Pam Esken, Donald Faw, Edward Graham, Kristy Harmon, Maureen Josenhans, Pamela Morris, Barbara Pfeifer, Thomas Rutherford, Cheri Spencer, Cheryl Trumble, Kristy Bellin, Judith Cerar, Helen Cohen, Robert Cohen, Rick Cothern, Nora Coyle-Biersack, Elizabeth Craddick, Mary DeNaples, Pat Forster, Kunal Gupta, Mary Hailey, Melva Hart, Sharon Hean, Molly Horstman, Karin Krause, Lorraine Lewis, Kenneth Jansen, John Jessup, Terry MacPherson, Jay Morrison, James Neidhard, Jodi Omodio, Charlotte Pernik, Jan Rardon, Toni Sprinkel, Tess Smith, Sandra Cline, Linda Jumer, Betty Schultz, Diane Schairbaum, Donna Schaser, Ruth Scheuer, Lois Sutherland, Eileen Tribby, Charlotte Pernik, Janet Rinehart, Jane Robbins, Joyce Robke, Bob Robke, Larry Sabin, Rae Ann Sapp, Jack Schimer, Anne Watson, Jack Whitmer, Mary Zimmerman
Clayton: Linda Bany, Mollie Magee, Donna Sword
Dayton: Tevon Ademu, Sibenia Alexander, Alycia Armbruster, Barb Blauman, Jennifer Bloom, Christina Borchers, Katherine Brown, Mark Bustillo, Ellen Boyer, Maan Broadstock, Ayfer Ekiz, Nancy Hunt, William McMann, Delores Commodore, Peter Haley, Donald Hood, Roxanne Copeland, Sarah Crissinger, Jennifeer Gleason, Megan Gue, Lisa Witt, Tina Hayes, Brittany Bair, Helen Fornes, Victor Fornes, Sondra Landis, Annie Beall, Karen Cameron, Katrina Carson, Ann Cannon, Kathy Conn, Julie Constable, Barbara Dei Dolori, Linda Petrusch, Verna Reese, Alverna Hess-Bugh, Harold Rasnic, Carla Schauer, Dick Dyer, Matthew Mangini, Sr. Cory Canon, Sandy Connell, Annie Craig, Charles Douglas, Meg Doherty, Anne Keeton, Edward Meadow, Gary Pacernick, Mark Strickler, Terrance Branner-Bullock, Alice Ditto, David Freimuth, Kathleen Gall, Steven Gehres, Judith Grampp, Melanie Graves, Bernadine Lee, Fonda Lugahihl, Nonia Martin, Craig Montgomery, Bette Imhof, Diane Inglet, Lynn Olive, Adair Roberts, Jasmine Skees, Elizabeth Terzian, Mattie Watkins, Parie Robertson, Brenda Rex, Katie Ruff, Barbara Runyon, Michael Runyon, Tracy Schaffner, Bob Schaffner, Richard Wick, Carol Sites, Georgia Alexander, Dr. Gary LeRoy, Rae Voice, Hyla Weiskind, Brenda Cobbs-Allen, Mable Seldon, Amatul Shafeek, Kay Dudding-Davis, Linda Doggett, Judith Guenther-Adams, Marla Guggenheimer, Maryann Horvath, Jeffrey Johnston, Barbara Mengwasser, Joan Kline, Lindsay Johnson, Debbie Goldberg, Tom Hand, Michael Harris, Gary Hartman, Caitlin Hensley, Peggy Lakes, Robert “Chip” Mues, Barbara Smith, Ruby White, Thomas Klein, Marilyn Miller, Howard Michaels, Andrew Morris, Ruth Owens, Linda Purcell, Tamis Amor Moser, Deborah Mosher, Michael Moran, Patricia Norris, Linda Nulph, Leah Sanchez, Marjorie Sawyer, Linda Shade, Karen Schneider, Lindsey Solganik, Peggy Spoerke, Susan Sundermeyer, Rachel Uhl, Diane Banks, Timmy Bivens, Maria Chabali, Betty Lewandowski, Paula MacIlwaine, Shiron Palmer, Caitlin Pearn, Emma Pearn, Burnell Roberts, Claire Rodehaver, John Roll, Sheila Smith-Rose, Tammy Rose, Ute Sano, Mary Stamper, Lori Dukes, Rebecca Gonzalez, Valarie Schaefer, Kate Schultz, Sheryl Spurlock, Denise Trammell, Carol Vance, Sue Weddell, Jessica White, Robert Yeck, Dan Yahn, Vera Haire, Barbara Zartman, Sandy Zipperstein
Englewood: Amanda Colby, Doyce Crider, Susan Day, Ian Moorefield, Mary Jane Munson, John Siehl, Rita Tilton, Darlene Vanatta, Ron Wyss
Farmersville: Martha Dils
Germantown: Candace Carmack, Sheila Carmack, Patty Stricker
Huber Heights: Ted Arseneau, Nick Boyer, Cindy Byers, Judy Cole, Vickie Corbett, Dee Dee Donley, Vicki Hahn, Nicole Johnson-Staeuble, Rose Marie Hollingsworth, June Mahaffie, Abby McQueen, Marylena McQueen, Mary Narramore, Dorothy Reid, Nicole Redinger, Tracey Suntay, Mary Wright
Kettering: Nancy Andrews, Craig Armstrong, Kim Bostic, Elizabeth Brown, Eleanor Bernstein, Jan Binegar, Patricia Cassidy, Ronda Dezarn, Clarita “Re” Duffin, James Duffin, Robert Flavin, Melody Klontz, Rob Spaulding, Sue Spaulding, Burhan Yanes, MD, Estelle Bunch, Franz Hoge, Judith DeAngulo, Amber Vourazeris, Becky Kindred, Jessica Moncivaiz, Mary Lou Murray, Mary Ellen Place, Christine Reeder, Jean Snider, Gustavo Santana, Tammy Minnish, Sue DeBord, Roy Duran, Pat Engelbrecht, Bob Engelbrecht, Nita Hart, Joan Macaulay, Edith Marquand, Beth Milobar, Laurie Rammel, Kathy Schroer, Donna Miller, Opal Flynn, Anna Mae Maurice, Helen Christian, Lora “Ann” Cook, Bonnie Griffis, Sally Frost, Cynthia Perander, Matt Roll, Carolyn Wimer, Rose Marie Brown, Judie Schuh, Heather Skanes, Loretta Smock, Chris Steel, June Wilhite, Beth Wolfe, Albert Shock, Pat Chapman, Corene Taylor, Dorothy William, Sally Williams, Fran Limbert, Marla Morgan, Richard Yox, Jan Zukowitz
Oakwood: Kristin Geerken, Peggy Weller, Olivia Spurk
Miamisburg: Katie Armstrong, Nancy Ball, Wavelene Erhard, Diane “Griff” Griffin, Avery Kesler, Jon Mills, Caroline Mills, Raymond Sacilotto, Linda Ratcliff, Rod Rogers, Debbie Sisler, Susan Spencer, Joan Wagner, Lisa Hanauer, Larry Zumstein
New Lebanon: Judy Clymer, Jill Hoop, Myrtis Howard
Riverside: Richard Barker, Danielle Burk, Pamela McIntosh
Trotwood: Amber Beavers, Kandi Howard, Isaiah Ingram, JoAnne Orihood, Dorothy Thompson,
Vandalia: Larry Alkire, Sue Allen, Stacy Besecker, Martha Coblentz, Heather Newman, Sandy Spencer, Greg Toman
West Carrollton: Belinda Post, Susan Christman, Jennifer Cunningham
Eaton: Robyn Shope
West Alexandria: Ainslie Arnett, Carol Ann Crews, Marilyn Dafler, Ron Dafler
Carlisle: Imogene Kidd
Lebanon: Martha Blair, Kristine Carter, Arlene Cheesman,Kristi Krupke, Gayle Irons, Martha King, Margaret Michal, Kim Scoville, Angella Tapogna, Jean Trimer, Michele Ullum, Tom Ullum
Maineville: Patricia Rawson, Stella Ray,
Mason: Sandi Beck, Darlene Center, Ruth Gattinella
Oregonia: Sharlene Peyton
Springboro: Krissy Adams, Shiela Barker, Judy Bollman, Kelly Bowers, Mike Bradstreet, Barb Bryant, Ken Bryant, Jane Cook, Margaret Cook, Darlene Ferris, Lois Gillihugh, C. Stanley Gockel, Donna Hanby, Hether James, Brian Kest, Maansi Kulkarni, Saagar Kulkarni, Karen Metro, Cindy Schulte, Sam Sears, Ron Smith
Waynesville: Dan Erlandson, Bill Gaver, David Gasper
Liberty, IN: Susan Cornett
Indianapolis IN: Sharon Waddell
Sidney, OH – Janet Firestone
Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties believes that every moment of life is precious and we are dedicated to providing patients with life limiting illnesses and our community with the best medical, spiritual, and grief support.
THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME
Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties services makes staying at home possible. We provide compassionate care to our patients in their private homes, extended care and assisted living facilities. We also offer the comforts and healing hospitality of Lorelei’s Place, our Hospice House located less than a mile away from the Atrium Medical Center.
Call for more information:
Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties
5940 Long Meadow Drive
Franklin, Ohio 45005
Dealing with the anxiety and the physical and emotional pain associated with a life threatening illness is not something you have to go through alone. We are the leading experts in managing pain and easing anxiety by providing the very best care, support and comfort for you and your family.
DELIVERING PEACE OF MIND
Illness can place overwhelming stress on family and loved ones. Our support team can help patients and families with medical decisions, treatment options, and can help coordinate care so that patients and families can focus on enjoying every possible moment.
Patients and families receive care from our team of professionals who provide superior care and innovative services to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of our patients and their families. We emphasize compassion, dignity, privacy and respect when it matters most.
The cost of hospice care can be covered in many ways including through Medicare, Medicaid, managed care providers and some private insurers. However, as a non-profit community hospice, we will care for you regardless of your ability to pay.
THERE IS A DIFFERENCE
Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties provides the very best personalized and compassionate care and support.
- Pain management
- Symptom control
Care when and where you need it
- 24/7 access to medical care
- 24/7 phone assistance
- 24/7 crisis care
Providing comfort and peace of mind
- Care coordination from one setting to another (home, hospital, etc.)
- Regular assistance with daily activities (bathing, cleaning, etc.)
- Caregiving tips and education
Meeting the emotional, physical, and spiritual needs of patients and families
- Group and individual grief support
- Complementary therapies like massage, music and occupational therapies
- Spiritual support and comfort
In addition to the expertise of our outstanding staff, Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties has the support of hundreds of trained volunteers who can help with life’s little things, from housekeeping and cooking to transportation to the doctor’s office. Respite care is also among our services, allowing family caregivers to take a needed break from providing moment-by-moment care for their loved one.
Thank you to all the local artists (Bing Davis, Nicholas Yust, and Charley Harper) for creating beautiful artwork for the building refresh at Hospice of Dayton. Amazing job!!