MHS Employees Donate to U.S.D. 435 Endowment Association

Employees of Memorial Health System (MHS) recently had another “Jeans Day” fundraiser. Employees who made a donation of at least $5 were allowed to wear blue jeans at work on the last Friday of May. The day was organized by the MHS Employer of Choice (EOC) committee. A total donation of $245 was presented to […]

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Memorial Health System Volunteer Corps Scholarship Awarded

The Memorial Health System Volunteer Corps is pleased to announce Adara James has been awarded a $500 scholarship. The Memorial Health System Volunteer Corps presents a scholarship annually to a local high school senior who has volunteered their time within the community and plans to pursue a career in healthcare. Adara graduated from Abilene High […]

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Local Boy Continues to Help Comfort Other Children, with Help From Others

Cooper Holloway continues to create “Cooper’s Care Cases” as a way to comfort children at medical facilities. Cooper recently donated approximately 160 “cases” (actually draw-string bags) to Memorial Hospital in Abilene which will be given to children who are patients in the Emergency Department, Laboratory, Radiology, In-Patient Unit, and Heartland Health Care Clinic. Cooper had […]

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MHS Welcomes Jennifer Fessenden as a New Massage Therapist at Comprehensive Pain Solutions

Memorial Health System is pleased to announce Jennifer Fessenden has recently joined Comprehensive Pain Solutions at Memorial Hospital in Abilene as a massage therapist. Jennifer and her husband, Cory, recently moved to Abilene from Lawrence, where she has been a massage therapist for the past 10 years. Jennifer did her training at Pinnacle Career Institute, […]

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“Break the Stigma-Associated with Mental Health as it Relates to Physical Health” to be Featured at Lunch Meeting

JoLynn Davis, Senior Life Solutions Program Director; Jenna Kisling, LMSW with Senior Life Solutions; Jandi Wells, LPN with Senior Life Solutions; Jennifer Kirkpatrick, Memorial Health System (MHS) Dietitian; and Jacob Loucks, MHS Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Physical Therapist will be the guest speakers at the next Healthwise 55 luncheon. They will speak on the topic […]

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Blessing of the Hands Offered to MHS Nurses

In celebration of Nurses Week, the Nursing Department of Memorial Health System (MHS) offered the nurses and all direct patient care staff of MHS a “Blessing of the Hands.” This meaningful event, performed by Pastor Lindsey Brummer, took place in different nursing departments at Memorial Hospital. National Nurses Day is celebrated annually on May 6 […]

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Memorial Health Foundation Has New Office Location

The Memorial Health Foundation has established a new downtown office in Abilene. Community members are welcome to stop by 418 N.W. 3rd Street (the former Astra Bank building). The move allows the Foundation to be much more accessible to visitors. “So many of the Foundation’s development programs will benefit from much higher levels of involvement […]

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Hospice Volunteers Meeting – Abilene

Hospice of Dickinson County will host the monthly Hospice Volunteers meeting on Tuesday, May 15, at 6:30 p.m. at the Home Health and Hospice Office, 1111 N. Brady, Abilene. Debbie Bielefeld, Hospice Volunteer Coordinator, will present a video of the PBS program “Being Mortal.” In the documentary, surgeon and writer Dr. Atul Gawande goes behind […]

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Hospice Volunteers Meeting – Herington

Hospice of Dickinson County will host the monthly Hospice Volunteers meeting on Thursday, May 17, at 5:30 p.m. at the Home Health and Hospice Office,11 N. Broadway, Herington. Debbie Bielefeld, Hospice Volunteer Coordinator, will present a video of the PBS program “Being Mortal.” In the documentary, surgeon and writer Dr. Atul Gawande goes behind closed […]

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National Child Care Provider Appreciation Day: May 11, 2018

The second Sunday in May has long been recognized as the day to honor mothers and their commitment to children. The Friday before Mother’s Day, May 11, 2018, is Provider Appreciation Day, a special day to recognize child care providers, teachers, school-age program staff, child care center directors and staff, and all those who work […]

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