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11/17/2017

During the holiday season, many times our thoughts turn to those we love – our family and friends who celebrate the joy of the season with us and those who are no longer here but whose memory burns brightly in our hearts.

11/15/2017 More than one million people in the United States live with HIV/AIDS. Of those, one in seven individuals does not know he/she is infected, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The annual observation of World AIDS Day on Dec. 1 serves as a prompter for individuals to undergo HIV testing.

11/7/2017 The Life O’Riley Memorial Ride Planning Committee and supporters recently presented a $3,000 check for the proceeds of the fourth annual event to benefit the Home Nursing Agency Healing Patch: A Program for Loss and Hope for Grieving Children and Their Families. The Life O’Riley Memorial Ride has raised more than $15,500 over the past four years to support children who are mourning the death of a loved one.

11/1/2017 November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, and hospice and palliative care programs across the country are reaching out to raise awareness about hospice and palliative care. Hospice is not a place, but rather high-quality care that enables patients and families to focus on living as fully as possible despite a life-limiting illness. Palliative care brings this holistic model of care to people earlier in the course of a serious illness while they are still seeking aggressive medical care.

10/26/2017 One out of seven children will experience the death of a parent or sibling by age 20, according to the National Alliance of Grieving Children (NAGC). More than ever, these grieving children and their families need support. Please join Home Nursing Agency’s Healing Patch in supporting grieving children.

10/19/2017 Home Nursing Agency's Center for Counseling invites the community to the annual art exhibit “The Creative Healing Gallery” on Tues., Nov. 7 from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. at the Center for Counseling, 500 E. Chestnut Ave., Altoona. The exhibit will feature the works from artists in the HNA art therapy program. 

10/16/2017 Drawn on Oct. 14 at the Patch Club Soldiers & Swing event, the winner of the Pittsburgh Pro Sports Triple Play Raffle is Jay Drenning of Altoona!  

9/1/2017 Swing to the music of The San Tones Orchestra 20-piece band and welcome home the GIs of The Furious Fourth, WWII Living History Reenactors!

Join in the revelry of a united America absorbed with World War II and the celebrations of victory and prosperity that followed! It's a unique and fun event to benefit the Healing Patch Children's Grief Program. Soldiers & Swing will feature USO-style song (from 1940s thru 1980s) and dance, delicious foods, divine desserts, and shaken and stirred cocktails – all created during the iconic era.

6/19/2017 The Home Nursing Agency Foundation is now selling $10 tickets for The Pittsburgh Pro Sports Triple Play Raffle, giving ticket buyers the chance to win Pirates, Penguins, and Steelers tickets. All proceeds benefit the Healing Patch children's grief program.