Patient Stories/News

January 5, 2022

VNA & Blue Water Hospice named Best of the Best 2021

VNA & Blue Water Hospice was named to the Times Herald Best of the Best for 2021 list in Home Health Care. The extensive process started in March 2021 with the nomination round. The community submitted their nominations to the Times Herald through a voting-type process. Following that were multiple […]
December 22, 2021

VNA & Blue Water Hospice partner with Detroit Lions for fundraiser

Port Huron, MI – Visiting Nurse Association & Blue Water Hospice is partnering with the Detroit Lions to raise funds. Lions fans are encouraged to purchase tickets for the Sunday, January 9 game vs Green Bay Packers through this special link. For every $25 ticket purchased through this link, $5 […]
December 21, 2021

VNA & Blue Water Hospice celebrate a week of awards

Port Huron, MI – Each year we celebrate our employees during Awards Week. The agency honors several staff and volunteers with Volunteer of the Year, Leader of the Year, Bess MacCulloch, and Dr. Elmore Shoudy awards. In addition, a little competition between staff with gingerbread house and door decorating contests… […]
November 30, 2021

Shining Star – Breanna Day

VNA & Blue Water Hospice leadership honors staff and volunteers quarterly through the Shining Star program, recognizing the extras they do for each other, their patients, and the community. Let’s get to know Breanna! How long have you been with VNA & BWH? I have been at agency for three […]
November 30, 2021

Shining Star – Jeannie Westbrook

VNA & Blue Water Hospice leadership honors staff and volunteers quarterly through the Shining Star program, recognizing the extras they do for each other, their patients, and the community. Let’s get to know Jeannie! How long have you been with VNA & BWH? I have been with the agency for […]
November 30, 2021

Shining Star – Grace Sulkowski

VNA & Blue Water Hospice leadership honors staff and volunteers quarterly through the Shining Star program, recognizing the extras they do for each other, their patients, and the community. Let’s get to know Grace! How long have you been volunteering at VNA & BWH? I started volunteering in September 2012. […]
November 30, 2021

Shining Star – Nikki Clapper

VNA & Blue Water Hospice leadership honors staff and volunteers quarterly through the Shining Star program, recognizing the extras they do for each other, their patients, and the community. Let’s get to know Nikki! How long have you been with VNA & BWH? I started at the agency in June […]
November 16, 2021

VNA & Blue Water Hospice kicks off annual Light Up a Life campaign

Port Huron, MI – Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) & Blue Water Hospice introduced Light Up a Life as a way for the community to remember and honor loved ones. “Our Light Up a Life campaign came about as a special way for family and friends of current or former patients […]
November 10, 2021

104-year-old WWII veteran awarded Quilt of Valor at Blue Water Hospice Home

Just in time for Veterans Day…104-year-old Elmer Ulseth was honored for his service in World War II with a Quilt of Valor while many Blue Water Hospice staff looked on.