Family Hospice Offers Workshop for Widows, Oct. 12
9/24/2018 Family Hospice and Palliative Care is offering “Navigating Loss,” a fun and inspiring workshop for women who have lost their spouse on Friday, October 12 from 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Wingate by Wyndham Conference Room, located at 909 Chestnut Ave., Altoona.
5th Annual Life O’ Riley Memorial Ride Set for July 21 to Support Grieving Children
6/27/2018 The 5th Annual Life O’Riley Memorial Ride is scheduled for Sat., July 21 to benefit Home Nursing Agency’s Healing Patch: A Program for Loss and Hope for Grieving Children and Their Families. Hosted by 4D’s Lounge in Altoona, the ride begins with registration at 10:30 a.m. and kickstands up at noon. Doors open at 4 p.m. for those not participating in the ride.
Sixth Annual Patched Together: A Day of Music Raises More Than $18,000 for the Healing Patch
6/25/2018 The planning team for Patched Together: A Day of Music recently presented a check for $18,134 raised to benefit the Home Nursing Agency Healing Patch: A Program for Loss and Hope for Grieving Children and Their Families. The Sixth Annual Patched Together concert was held in November 2017 with live music from a variety of local performers, Chinese auction, and children’s activities.
Decades Club Raffle Drawing and Evening of Dancing to Benefit the Healing Patch on Sept. 8
6/15/2018 Join us as we dance thru the decades with America’s most popular music from the 1960s to now! Before the Decades Club dance party gets started, the 200 Club Reverse Raffle Drawing will give ticketholders a chance to win cash prizes. The real winners of the evening are the children and families supported through the Healing Patch Children’s Grief Program!
Home Nursing Agency Celebrates 50 Years of Service
6/8/2018 Home Nursing Agency proudly recognizes 50 years of service to the community in 2018! Started in 1968 with six part-time nurses in Blair County, Home Nursing Agency has grown into a trusted leader in services for people of all ages and stages of life with nearly 1,000 employees.
Mercedes Moment Winner Named, Home Nursing Agency Raises Funds for Community Health Needs
5/19/2018 James “Tony” Ruggery of Hollidaysburg held the winning number -501- for the Home Nursing Agency Foundation’s Mercedes Moment fundraiser held on May 18, 2018. Now in its sixteenth consecutive year, Mercedes Moment is Home Nursing Agency Foundation’s annual signature fundraising event. Funds raised support the Agency’s charitable mission of providing care and support to individuals and families in need throughout the expansive service area, including Blair County.
Mercedes Moment 2018 SOLD OUT! - Thank You for Your Support!
5/15/2018 Tickets for the 2018 Mercedes Moment drawing on May 18, 2018 have SOLD OUT. Thank you to every one who purchased a ticket!
Nurse-Family Partnership to Host Open House on May 17
5/1/2018 Nurse-Family Partnership®, a national evidence-based program that is operated locally by Home Nursing Agency, recently expanded into Somerset County to mentor expectant first-time moms. Community members are invited to learn more about this free program at an Open House on May 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the new Somerset location in the Morocco Building, 651 S. Center Avenue, Ste. 102.
Community Invited to Healing Patch Open Houses
4/27/2018 One in seven children in America will lose a parent or sibling by the age of 20. Behind this staggering statistic are real children – grieving children who often say that they feel alone because others just don’t understand. At Home Nursing Agency’s Healing Patch, grieving children learn they are not alone and that hope and healing are possible. Learn about the free services available and how to get involved as a volunteer at Open Houses in Cambria and Blair Counties.