Six hospice volunteers honored at statewide ceremony

     Six Care Initiatives Hospice volunteers were recognized and honored at the 2018 Hospice and Palliative Care Association of Iowa’s Volunteer Luncheon. Those honored are the following, also pictured, left to right. 

Hospice volunteers recognized at annual ceremony

Care Initiatives Hospice was well represented at the Hospice and Palliative Care Association of Iowa Annual Volunteer Recognition Ceremony held Sept. 25 in Ankeny. Eighteen staff members and volunteers listened to State Representative Joel Fry as he discussed “Caring for the Volunteer Spirit”. Afterward, seven Care Initiatives Hospice volunteers received recognition for their efforts.

Thank you to our volunteers!

Volunteers with Care Initiatives Hospice - Cedar Rapids made dozens of colorful pillow cases and delivered them to residents at Heritage Specialty Care (Cedar Rapids), Lantern Park Specialty Care(Coralville) and Crestview Specialty Care (West Branch). ‘Tis the season!

Hospice volunteers add a little holiday cheer

Care Initiatives Hospice - Cedar Rapids volunteers Sheryl Hein (left) and Ann Howell spent hours in the past few weeks stitching together dozens of colorful holiday pillowcases. Along with Ann's husband, Steve, and Spiritual Care & Bereavement Counselor James Goodrich, the group had the pleasure of delivering the festive decorations to residents at Lantern Park Specialty Care (Coralville), Crestview Specialty Care (West Branch) and Heritage Specialty Care (Cedar Rapids). What a great way to spread the spirit of the season!