Hospice Offering Volunteer Training

Hospice of Dickinson County is looking for caring individuals who want to make a difference in our community. Volunteer training for those interested in becoming a hospice volunteer has been scheduled. It will be held in Herington but anyone in Dickinson County is welcome to attend. The class will be held from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. […]

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Hospice Annual Volunteer Banquet to be Held

Hospice of Dickinson County staff and the Hospice Advisory Board are pleased to honor their volunteers and supporters at the Annual Volunteer Banquet. It will be held Tuesday, November 6, at 6:00 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 1400 N. Cedar, Abilene. The theme of this year’s banquet is “Volunteers Are Stars in Our Eyes”. […]

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Hospice Volunteers Meeting – Herington

Hospice of Dickinson County will host the monthly Hospice Volunteers meeting on Thursday, October 25, at 5:30 p.m. at the Home Health and Hospice Office,11 N. Broadway, Herington. Amanda Shirack, Home Health & Hospice Social Services, will speak on Hospice bereavement services available to Hospice families and the community. All Hospice volunteers and individuals interested […]

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AMS Afterschool Program Kids Give Gift to Memorial Hospital

Students from Abilene Middle School’s afterschool program recently donated Comfort Care Bags to Memorial Hospital in Abilene. The students assembled the bags for patients at the hospital, and then donated them, as one of their community service projects. The bags contained items such as lip balm, lotion, crossword puzzles and a pen, tissues, peppermints, and […]

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International Central Service Week

Central Service professionals are being celebrated for their commitment to patient safety during International Central Service Week, October 14 – 20, 2018. The International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM) has served more than 27,000 Central Service professionals in the U.S. and abroad. Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer has signed a proclamation to recognize […]

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Fire Prevention Week at Learn and Grow Depot

   In recognition of Fire Prevention Week (week of October 8th) at Learn and Grow Depot in Abilene, Firefighter Kirk Gable (left in first photo) and Firefighter Kale Strunk (right in first photo) with the Abilene Fire Department had a presentation for the children of Learn and Grow Depot. They first had a classroom presentation […]

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October is National Physical Therapy Month

October is National Physical Therapy Month, and Memorial Health System is once again teaming up with the American Physical Therapy Association and other physical therapists across the country to help promote the use of physical therapy to treat pain as an alternative to opioid use. “Recent studies show people with chronic low back pain might […]

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