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As seen in the U.S. News

TUESDAY, Sept. 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Despite a growing list of debilitating symptoms during the final months of life, most seniors never receive end-of-life hospice care -- or they delay doing so until... Read more

As seen in the Leader-News:

On the morning of Thursday, August 25, a dream came true for Hospice of Western Kentucky patient Raymond Grace of Muhlenberg County. An adamant fan of the “Billy and Wendell Morning Show”... Read more

Hospice of Western Kentucky Announces New CEO

KENTUCKY (6/19/16) — Glenn Taylor, Chairman of the Board of Directors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Gay Rogers as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Rogers will assume this position, effective June 20, 2016 ... Read more

Hospice of Western Kentucky Offers Grief Session

KENTUCKY (11/25/15) — Tension. A palpable tension is already filling the air and my guess is you began feeling it right around the time you noticed the leaves transitioning through their beautiful spectrum of colors. Every year I tell myself I’m going to slow down and drink in the beauty of ... Read more

The Gift Hospice Brings

The gift Hospice brings is the capacity to help families see how much can still be shared at the end of life through continued personal and spiritual connections. One can choose to submit without hope or live life as fully as ... Read more

2015 Spring Fling "Run for the Roses"

Anyone else dreaming of derby hats?! 2015 Spring Fling "Run for the Roses" is quickly approaching! Tickets are on sale for $35.00 per person and pre-paid tables of 10 can now be reserved. Find more information ... Read more

Hospice of Western Kentucky Caregiver Award

On this snowy Monday, Haley-McGinnis and Owensboro Funeral Home announced the January recipient of the Hospice of Western Kentucky Caregiver Award to Ashley Tongate, RN at the Heartford House. Many nominations came in, with one ... Read more

Happy Valentine's Day

Happy Valentine's Day from Hospice of Western Kentucky! We love what we do and that's because of you. Thank you to our patients and their families for allowing us into their hearts and lives, and to ... Read more

Volunteer Training

Our next volunteer training is set for Saturday, February 21st from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM at our main office (3419 Wathens Crossing). If you've ever been interested in volunteering at Hospice of Western Kentucky ... Read more

Owensboro Chamber Members of the Year award

We feel very honored to have been nominated for the Owensboro Chamber Members of the Year award. We cannot say "thank you" enough to the many families, businesses and community leaders ... Read more

The Best Care Possible

"People who are approaching the end of life deserve the security of confident, skillful attention to their physical comfort, emotional well-being and sense of personal dignity. Their families deserve respect, communication and support. " - Dr. Ira Byock ... Read more

Celebration of a wedding

Hospice of Western Kentucky would like to say Congratulations to Jessica and Dennie Armes on the celebration of their wedding Saturday, February 21st, 2015. Jessica's father ... Read more

The Gift Hospice Brings

Grief is a fact of life in our nation's schools; 7 out of 10 teachers have a student currently in their classroom who is grieving. So how should educators handle the death of a student's loved one? This is an excellent article to SHARE with ... Read more