Stories

December 17, 2020

BWHH Winter 2020 Hospice Memorial

In years past we gathered, in person, for our annual memorial service in remembrance of those we cared for and lost at the Blue Water Hospice Home.
November 3, 2020

VNA & Blue Water Hospice Celebrates Home Care and Hospice Month in November

In the month of November, we honor our entire team of dedicated frontline caregivers, support staff and volunteers, while celebrating National Home Care and Hospice Month.
October 26, 2020

Quilts of Valor – Jeffrey Shaw, US Army

Quilts of Valor Foundation is an organization that recognizes veterans for their dedication, sacrifice, and service to our country.
October 19, 2020

Why I Volunteer – by Rebecca Falk

There are many volunteer opportunities available to meet your comfort level. Being a part of Blue Water Hospice has given me the opportunity to make a positive difference in one’s end of live experience.
August 3, 2020

Why I Volunteer – Tommy (the dog)

My name is Tommy and I am a Certified Therapy Dog. I love to volunteer at Blue Water Hospice Home because I like to see the surprise followed by smiles when I (a big yellow dog) walk in to say "HI".
July 31, 2020

Shining Star – Paula LaFortune

VNA & Blue Water Hospice leadership honors staff quarterly through the ‘Shining Star’ program, recognizing the extras they do for each other, their patients, and the community. Paula worked many years in oncology. She liked helping these patients, but felt she could be more beneficial to someone at the end […]
July 31, 2020

Shining Star – Judy Bloink

VNA & Blue Water Hospice leadership honors staff quarterly through the ‘Shining Star’ program, recognizing the extras they do for each other, their patients, and the community. Judy has worked in healthcare for 35 years, in facilities both large and small. She prefers working in smaller, more close-knit organizations. “Our […]
July 31, 2020

Shining Star – Jeannie Westbrook

VNA & Blue Water Hospice leadership honors staff quarterly through the ‘Shining Star’ program, recognizing the extras they do for each other, their patients, and the community. Jeannie was first introduced to VNA & Blue Water Hospice during a fundraiser in 2011. A friend’s niece had passed away, and they […]
July 31, 2020

Shining Star – Jackie Cole

VNA & Blue Water Hospice leadership honors staff quarterly through the ‘Shining Star’ program, recognizing the extras they do for each other, their patients, and the community. While working in a long-term care facility, Jackie regularly worked with hospice nurses. She noticed how the nurses cared for patients during their […]