Family Stories

I would like to comment on the excellent care we received from (Care Initiatives Hospice - Greenfield) Melissa, Becky and Lori. Becky listened to people and took her time and did not rush even though she had many miles to go before calling it a day. I have nothing but praise for the people who do this work. Keep up the good work and God's blessings upon you.

Cathy B.

Hospice Care

We want to thank each and every one of you for the love and care you had given to our mom. She always looked forward to your visits and made her feel better after you left. You also gave us the comfort to make us feel better and what to expect. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you! (Sioux City)

The family of Darlene J.

Hospice Care

I am writing this letter to express my gratitude and to recognize Mechanicsville Specialty Care in Mechanicsville, IA, one of your Care Initiative care centers. My mother has been a resident there for over 9-1/2 years. She has Alzheimer's and is currently on hospice care. 
The staff is not only professional and skilled, they are caring, patient and compassionate. They give their smiles freely and can calm and reassure my mother in her confusion and anxiety. When I have visited her through the window (since COVID) I have seen my mother look up at a staff member with the look of a child seeking guidance and direction and I am convinced they are her family. The staff has changed in those 9-1/2 years but I have come to know many of them very well and they are part of my family too. 
Everyone ... are to be highly commended for their dedication in the past and heroic efforts during the COVID 19 Pandemic! I also recognize and praise the entire Care Initiative Hospice team. How reassuring it is that I can trust they are caring for and protecting my mother in such a loving way. Isn't that what anyone would want for their loved one? 

Diane C.

Hospice Care

We can never thank (Sioux City Hospice volunteer Brian) enough for all the TLC you gave Betsy at the nursing home. If anyone has wings on this Earth, it’s definitely you. And now you have a special angel in Heaven watching over you, and that angel is Betsy! 

 

 

 

Betsy's family

Hospice Care

We would like to thank your staff for the compassionate care you all gave Marie during her final months. Not only did you help her, but also us. Being available if there were any concerns, giving comfort to our hearts knowing that she was being well taken care of, helping us spiritually and making the transition much easier for all of us. 

The family of Marie K.

Hospice Care

...our thanks and appreciation for all that you, each in your own way, did to help H***** be more comfortable, physically & emotionally, these last 13 months. Especially thank you for your perfect timing on his 'last wish' outing. 

Alice T. and family

Hospice Care

We can not thank you enough for all you did for XXXXX and our family. You are amazing, caring and thoughtful in all you do. 

Dennis & Karla H. and family

Hospice Care

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Care Initiatives Hospice Quality of Life video

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