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February is American Heart Month!

Although heart disease is the leading cause of death, it is NOT the primary diagnosis for the majority of hospice patients. This could mean that not all persons who die from heart disease are receiving hospice services, even though they may be eligible.

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Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow, December Group

Please join Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service for Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow. It is a self-help support group for any adult who has experienced a death….

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Salute to Veterans

THANK YOU to all of the men and women who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. We would like to not only say thank you, but also to show our gratitude for everything you’ve done.

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Iowa City Hospice selected to participate in the Medicare Care Choices Model

Iowa City Hospice has been selected to participate in the Medicare Care Choices Model, announced today by Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell. The model provides Medicare beneficiaries who qualify…

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Stressed or burnout?

Most of us know it when we’re stressed. We talk about it, and we talk about needing to do something about it…when we have the time. But we might not be aware when we reach the point of burnout. That’s because going numb is the nature of burnout.

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Reminder: Songs for Healing and Hope

Iowa City Hospice is pleased to present Barbara McAfee, Community Singing: Songs for Healing and Hope on June 9th from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. in Meeting Room A at the Iowa City Public Library. This event is free and open to the public.

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Community Singing: Songs for Healing and Hope

Iowa City Hospice is pleased to present Barbara McAfee, Community Singing: Songs for Healing and Hope on June 9th from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. in Meeting Room A at the Iowa City Public Library. This event is free and open to the public.

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Rain or Shine Reminder!

Walk for Dignity is this Sunday, April 26th at Willow Creek Park! Festivities begin at noon. Please get involved and honor someone special. For more information, please visit www.iowacityhospice.org/2015-walk-for-dignity/.

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Regina Fabulous Fourth Grade Team Pays it Forward

Throughout the school year, each grade in turn, selects a service project and invites the entire to school to participate. In 2007, fourth grade teacher, Diane Zirtzman’s sister, had a close friend who had needed hospice care. Impressed with…

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Recognizing Signs of Dementia

Is forgetting names and appointments a sign of dementia, a sign of aging or just normal forgetfulness

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