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Circle of Life Honors Hospice of Dayton

Hospice of Dayton is one of eight health organizations nationally to be recognized this week at The Circle of Life Awards, which honor innovative programs in palliative and end-of-life care.  The 2013 awards are supported, in part, by the California HealthCare Foundation, based in Oakland, California, and Cambia Health Foundation.  Major sponsors of the 2013 awards are the American Hospital Association, the Catholic Health Association, and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization & National Hospice Foundation.  The awards are cosponsored by the Alliance for Excellence in Hospice and Palliative Nursing, The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, and the National Association of Social Workers.

2013 Circle of Life Winners

  • The Denver Hospice, Denver, Colorado
  • Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York
  • UnityPoint Health, Iowa and Illinois

Programs receiving 2013 Citations of Honor

  • Gundersen Health System, La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • Hospice and Palliative Care Program, Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC
  • Hospice of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio
  • Nathan Adelson Hospice, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • North Shore University Hospital Palliative Care Program, Manhasset, New York

Please click here for the 2013 Circle of Life booklet, which includes stories on the honorees and here for the July 23 release on the Circle of Life winners.

Mission Report

Click here to view the Mission Report. To download a pdf, click here

Hospice of Dayton’s Wilmington Avenue campus is located on 22 acres of beautiful, historic land that curves around two scenic ponds. The grounds and gardens are designed to provide serenity and comfort to patients and their families during every season of the year.


Brenda Humfleet
President, Hospice of Dayton Foundation

Through the generosity of the human spirit, exemplified by gifts of time and money, caring individuals in this
community have helped to transform the end-of-life experience for more than 5,000 patients, their families,
their loved ones and those in need of grief education and support.

During 2012, more than 770 volunteers’ gifts of time and service improved the quality of life for our patients.
Hospice of Dayton volunteers enrich the lives of patients and their families by contributing their unique talents.

To read more, click here.

Get Gorgeous and Give on August 11

Square One Salon in downtown Dayton is staging a Salon-a-thon to benefit Hospice of Dayton on Sunday, August 11. Appointments are required. The salon, located at 506 E. Third St., is offering haircuts, shampoo and style, 30-minute facials, massages or pedicures all for $20 and a donation to Hospice of Dayton! Ten dollar manicures, brow wax and consultation and 15-minute massages are also available with donation to hospice. Call ahead to schedule an appointment – 937-461-2222.