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Our Locations

Community Care Hospice

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

Ohio's Community Mercy Hospice

1830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503
Phone: 937.390.9665

Ohio's Hospice at United Church Homes

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

Ohio's Hospice at United Church Homes

200 Timberline Dr. #1212
Marietta, OH 45750
Phone: 740.629.9990

Ohio's Hospice LifeCare

1900 Akron Rd.
Wooster, OH 44691
Phone: 330.264.4899

Ohio's Hospice Loving Care

779 London Ave.
Marysville, OH 43040
Phone: 937.644.1928

Ohio's Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties

5940 Long Meadow Dr.
Middletown, OH 45005
Phone: 513.422.0300

Ohio's Hospice of Dayton

324 Wilmington Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420
Phone: 937.256.4490

Ohio's Hospice of Central Ohio


2269 Cherry Valley Rd.
Newark, OH 43055
Phone: 740.788.1400

Inpatient Care Center

1320 West Main St.
Newark, OH 43055
Phone: 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
Phone: 614.685.0001

Ohio's Hospice of Fayette County

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

Ohio's Hospice of Miami County

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

Ohio's Hospice of Morrow County

228 South St.
Mount Gilead, OH 43338
Phone: 419.946.9822

Ohio's Hospice


7575 Paragon Rd.
Dayton, OH 45459
Phone: 937.256.4490


11013 Montgomery Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45249

This Is What I Was Meant To Do

Our Ohio’s Hospice affiliate, Hospice of Central Ohio, has invited staff members to share their stories and experience serving the hospice mission as part of their 35th Anniversary observance. 

My name is Cindy Simons and I have worked at Hospice of Central Ohio for 23 years. I am a clinical nurse specialist but when I started at Hospice I was an RN who came from Licking Memorial Hospital ICU unit.

I answered an ad in the Advocate for an on-call nurse position as my children were in a dance competition and they were dancing in Disney World that summer. I needed some extra money and expected to work a couple nights a week for Hospice and continue to work my ICU job.

The nurses who worked for Hospice were Sue Grube, Ruth Bevier and Cindy Kendrick. Mary Morman was our supervisor. Ruth took me with her a couple of times and “showed me the ropes”. There were one social worker and one chaplain. Peggy Streby was secretary to the CEO, then Jim Moss.

After a few nights of working the on call position, I loved it! Patients and families were so appreciative of the help, they welcomed me into their homes and filled my heart with a love of my profession that I had never felt before. This was what I was meant to do. As I continued working at Licking Memorial and Hospice I decided that I was going to make a change. I completed my 15 years at Licking Memorial in ICU a year after starting with Hospice and left that position. That is when I started full time at Hospice, in the on call position. I have never regretted that change. It was one of the best things I have ever done – answered an ad in the paper!

The patients and families are not the only reason I love Hospice of Central Ohio. The people I have worked with over the years have been some of the most compassionate, loving and kind people that you could ever meet. We care about each other. We care about each other’s families. When I was working on call I was shown such appreciation for the job I was doing by my co-workers. That doesn’t happen everywhere. That didn’t happen at my previous job.

Hospice is a special group of people working with one goal – taking care of our precious patients and families. I’m so glad we also take care of each other. Over the years I have said goodbye and welcome to some wonderful people. I have grown. I went on to complete my master’s degree and helped plan the Palliative Care program. I am proud of this program as we can now take care of more deserving people in our community. We can help more patients and families get through their difficult times.

Again I am doing exactly what I wanted to do when I became a nurse. I am making a difference in peoples’ lives and helping to make their burdens lighter. I am working with some very special people and am so appreciative of the support by the administration to continue this valuable program.

I hope to retire from Hospice of Central Ohio a few years from now. Until then I will continue to provide the best, compassionate care I can and to be a role model and mentor for our current and future staff. And I will be able to say that my career was what I dreamed of – fulfilling and successful.

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