Family Hospice Offers Grief Support Options This Spring
2/14/2024 Family Hospice, Part of UPMC, is offering free grief support options this spring throughout West Central Pennsylvania. Groups are open to any community members grieving the loss of a loved one.
2024 Mercedes Moment Tickets on Sale Now
2/10/2024 Tickets are on sale now for Home Nursing Agency Foundation's signature fundraiser - Mercedes Moment! Only 1,000 tickets are sold for a chance to win a Mercedes or $30,000 in cash. Tickets are only $100 each.
Flashlight Egg Hunt to Benefit the Healing Patch on April 5
12/21/2023 The second annual Flashlight Egg Hunt will be held on Friday, April 5, 2024 at the Altoona Curve - Peoples Natural Gas Field in Altoona, PA.
Lights of Love 2023 Invites You to "Shine a Special Light" for Loved One
The joy of the holiday season can be marked by sadness for those with loved ones who have passed away. Remembering our loved ones and including them in our observances keeps them alive in our hearts and celebrates their legacy that continues to live on.
Healing Patch Children’s Grief Program Observes Children’s Grief Awareness Month in November, Invites Participation
11/1/2023 In recognition of Children's Grief Awareness Month this November, the Healing Patch Children’s Grief Program is joining other members of the National Alliance for Children’s Grief to "flip the script" on grief. Throughout the month, we are collectively committed to providing essential tools and resources aimed at fostering a more grief-informed society. This initiative seeks to address the common challenges people face when supporting those who are grieving, aiming to replace potentially hurtful statements or silence with comforting and constructive responses. Additionally, the Healing Patch invites the community to get involved by wearing blue on Children’s Grief Awareness Day, Nov. 16.
Family Hospice offers free webinar with world-renowned grief expert Dr. Alan Wolfelt on Nov. 29
10/3/2023 Family Hospice, Part of UPMC, is pleased to offer a live webinar featuring world-renowned author and grief educator, Dr. Alan Wolfelt. Offered in partnership with Stevens Family Funeral Home, this webinar is titled “Understanding Your Grief: Touchstones for Hope and Healing” and will be held on Wed., Nov. 29 from 5-8 p.m. at UPMC Altoona. A virtual option is also available.
Family Hospice Offers Fall Grief Support Groups
8/8/2023 Family Hospice, Part of UPMC, is offering free grief support options this fall throughout West Central Pennsylvania.
2023 Mercedes Moment Winner Announced
5/26/2023 Robert Brandt held the winning number – 791 – for Home Nursing Agency Foundation’s Mercedes Moment fundraiser held on May 25.