The following are news articles submitted to local media sources to keep you updated about what is happening at SUN Home Health and Hospice.
NORTHUMBERLAND - The general public is invited to join SUN Home Health & Hospice for their free-of-charge, grief support group. This six-week session, which aims to ease the emotional pain of those who have lost a loved one, will meet weekly on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00 p.m., June 12 through July 17, 2013 at the organization's corporate office located at 61 Duke Street, Northumberland (next to Front Street Station restaurant).
NORTHUMBERLAND - SUN Home Health & Hospice's Auxiliary -- the Friends of SUN Home -- is making plans for its next Bridge-O-Rama luncheon to be held June 5 at Nottingham Village Retirement Center in Northumberland.
SUN Home Hospice is seeking volunteers. Free training will be provided Thursdays, May 16, 23, and 30 from 1:30 - 4:00 p.m. in Northumberland.
Honored retirees are from left Susan "Sue" Lydic, Dolores "Diane" Walt, and Russlee Wolfe.
SUN Home Health & Hospice honored employees who recently retired at a dinner held at Country Cupboard in Lewisburg. The three retirees had a combined service of more than 60 years.
SUN Home Hospice will hold its annual ecumenical Memorial Service at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 5, 2013 at Christ's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 100 S. Third Street in Lewisburg.
Local residents are invited to join SUN Home Health & Hospice for their free-of-charge, grief support group.
(written by Valerie Snyder, RN, SUN Home Hospice)
Sitting by the kitchen table one rainy morning, a small blue magnet on the fridge caught my eye. I said to myself, "Mom gave that to me! It must have been ten years ago."
SUN Home Health & Hospice held its 21st annual Tree of Love tree lighting ceremony recently. The event, held in the banquet room at Front Street Station, featured a welcome and reflection by Donna Jenkins, Executive Vice President Home Health & Hospice. Readings of "Winter's Gift" was offered by Mary DiNapoli, Hospice Care Center Nurse, and "The Message" by Valerie Snyder, Hospice Nurse.
Senator John Gordner received the Hospice Award for Excellence during a dinner held at the Priestley-Savidge Parkview in September. Senator Gordner was recognized for his support of SUN Home Health & Hospice, including his assistance in securing grant funding for the SUN Home Hospice Care Center.
From left, Noah and Page Kemmerer watch their butterflies stretch before flying off at SUN Home Health & Hospice's butterfly release held Sunday, July 22nd in Brandon Park. They attended to release butterflies in honor of their grandparents George & Lois Conrad and Wayne & Molly Kemmerer.
SUN Home Health & Hospice held its annual butterfly release on Sunday, July 15th in Keithan's Bluebird Gardens. Attending to release a butterfly in memory of their great grandparents Shirley and Clifford Gilligbauer who were cared for by SUN Home Hospice are from left, Alex, Tiffany, and Courtney Feese.
The Locust Run United Methodist Church in Thompsontown recently donated 13 prayer shawls to SUN Home Hospice to be used in the Millerstown and Lewistown areas.
Picture Caption: On left, Sue Kemmerer, RN, SUN Home Care Coordinator, visits with Donald Zimmerman of Williamsport after he is enrolled in the We Honor Veterans program. Mr. Zimmerman was a member of the Army National Guard. Also pictured is Mr. Zimmerman's poodle, Kofi.
It may surprise many people to learn that 25 percent of those who die every year in the U.S. are Veterans. To help provide care and support that reflects the important contributions made by these men and women, SUN Home Health & Hospice has become a national partner of We Honor Veterans, a pioneering campaign developed by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs.