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Community Care Hospice

1669 Rombach Ave.
Wilmington, OH 45177
Phone: 937.382.5400
Fax: 937.383.3898

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Ohio's Community Mercy Hospice

1830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503
937.390.9665

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Ohio's Hospice at United Church Homes

Chapel Hill
12200 Strausser St. NW
Canal Fulton, OH 44614
330.264.4899

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Ohio's Hospice at United Church Homes

200 Timberline Dr. #1212
Marietta, OH 45750
740.629.9990

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Ohio's Hospice LifeCare

1900 Akron Rd.
Wooster, OH 44691
330.264.4899

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Ohio's Hospice Loving Care

779 London Ave.
Marysville, OH 43040
937.644.1928

Ohio's Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties

Ohio's Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties

5940 Long Meadow Dr.
Middletown, OH 45005
513.422.0300

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Ohio's Hospice of Dayton

324 Wilmington Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420
937.256.4490
1.800.653.4490

Ohio's Hospice of Central Ohio

Newark

2269 Cherry Valley Rd.
Newark, OH 43055
740.788.1400

Inpatient Care Center

1320 West Main St.
Newark, OH 43055
740.344.0379

Ohio's Hospice of Central Ohio at
The Ohio State University
Wexner Medical Center

410 W 10th Ave - 7th Floor
Columbus, OH 43210
614.685.0001

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Ohio's Hospice of Fayette County

222 N. Oakland Ave.
Washington Court House, OH 43160
740.335.0149

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Ohio's Hospice of Miami County

3230 N. Co. Rd. 25A
Troy, OH 45373
937.335.5191

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Ohio's Hospice of Morrow County

228 South St.
Mount Gilead, OH 43338
419.946.9822

Ohio's Hospice

Ohio's Hospice

Dayton

7575 Paragon Rd.
Dayton, OH 45459
937.256.4490
1.800.653.4490

Cincinnati

11013 Montgomery Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45249
1.800.653.4490

Celebrating Patient Recognition Week

Celebrating Life’s Stories® During Patient Recognition Week

As we recognize our patients and their families during National Patient Recognition Week, we look back at how we’ve been honored and privileged to help as we continue Celebrating Life’s Stories® within our communities. The mission of Ohio’s Hospice is to celebrate the lives of those we have the privilege of serving by providing superior care and superior services to each patient and family. At each Ohio’s Hospice affiliate, the stories our patients share with us teach us about ourselves and our world each and every day.  

After battling colorectal cancer for almost a year, Crystal Mackey’s doctors at University Hospitals in Cleveland encouraged her to seek hospice care at Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare in Wooster. Her one regret was that she would not live to see her daughter Courtney’s wedding ceremony. When her mother’s condition worsened, Courtney asked if she could get married in the inpatient care center so her mother could attend her wedding. With the help with the interdisciplinary care team, Courtney was able to plan a ceremony in the pavilion. Read Crystal’s full story here.  

Ron Lundquist, a patient of Ohio’s Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties, was certified as a Braillist by the Library of Congress and volunteered as a transcriber until his health limited him. He was passionate about enriching his life with his skills of transcription and quilting and was also active with the Miami Valley Quilters Guild. Read more of Ron’s full story here.   

When Ohio’s Hospice of Central Ohio patient Joe Spaugy was transported back to his home in Sidney, Ohio, his mother, Ruth Spaugy, who is in the care of Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County at the Ohio Living Dorothy Love community, wanted to have a final visit to say goodbye to her son. On the evening of his return home, Ruth was able to visit and say her final goodbyes before Joe passed three days later. Read the Spaugy family’s full story here.  

Charles Hutchins, a patient of Ohio’s Hospice Loving Care, was recognized for his 34 years of service in the military, where he served as a chief master sergeant and superintendent of maintenance in the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard. He was awarded an Air Force Commendation and National Defense Award for serving during conflict in the Korean War. Read Charles’ full story here.  

Ohio’s Hospice of Fayette County patient Vanilla Stritenberger was a mother of three, grandmother of seven, and great-grandmother of 17. When her children were young, the family performed at local churches and traveled to sing in Michigan, Kentucky and Indiana, and recorded and produced a record, “The Stritenberger Family.” Read more of Vanilla’s story here.  

Franklin Taylor, a patient of Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton, met his wife Brigitte while serving in the U.S. Air Force in Germany before settling in Dayton to raise their two children. Taylor served in the Air Force for more than 26 years and served another 20 years in civil service. He is remembered for how he was an impeccable sounding board for his loved ones and was able to spend more time at home with them thanks to the hospice care team. Read Franklin’s full story here.  

Community Care Hospice patient Amy Davidson was a Dayton native, passionate piano teacher, and a mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. When her Alzheimer’s worsened, her family turned to Community Care Hospice to provide care to keep her at home. Read more of Amy’s story here.  

Visiting the National Museum of the United States Air Force was high on the bucket list of Cecil Griffith, a patient of Ohio’s Community Mercy Hospice and a mechanic in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. When he met volunteer Maxine Shroyer, he mentioned his desire to go, and she offered to take him. Read more about Cecil and his bucket list visit here.  

Ohio’s Hospice is thankful for the interdisciplinary care teams and volunteers who helped make these stories possible. Thank you for supporting our mission!   

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