“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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MHS Welcomes Jill Nitzsche as a New APRN With the ER Department

Memorial Health System is pleased to announce Jill Nitzsche has recently joined the Emergency Room (ER) Department at Memorial Hospital in Abilene as an Advance Practice Registered Nurse (APRN). Before joining Memorial Health System, Nitzsche worked as an APRN for New Health & Anti-Aging Clinic-Wellness APRN of Topeka, Manhattan, and Lenexa and in the Emergency […]

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Memorial Health System Senior Life Solutions Program Raises Awareness During Mental Health Month

When you or someone you love is dealing with a mental health concern, sometimes it’s a lot to handle. It’s important to remember that mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. So much of what we do physically impacts us mentally. That is why this […]

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