Family Hospice Welcomes New Volunteers
8/6/2021 For many, the past year has allowed a time of reflection about the value of life and what is truly important. Those who are looking to give back and help others may find fulfillment in joining the Family Hospice Huntingdon County volunteer team to support patients with life-limiting illnesses and their caregivers.
Decades Club Raffle Drawing and Evening of Dancing to Benefit the Healing Patch on Oct. 2
7/19/2021 Join us for an evening of prizes and music to benefit grieving children and their families! The Decades Club will be held at the Blair County Convention Center, Altoona on Saturday, October 2.
Home Nursing Agency Foundation Announces Mercedes Moment Winner and Celebrates Impact of Support
5/21/2021 Robert Slobodnik of Altoona held the winning number – 282 – for Home Nursing Agency Foundation’s Mercedes Moment fundraiser held on May 20.
Healing Patch Hosts Volunteer Open Houses
5/18/2021 The Healing Patch Children's Grief Program is hosting a Volunteer Open House at each of the center locations. The Blair Open House at 20 Sheraton Dr., Altoona will be held on Tues., June 1 from 6-8 p.m., and the Cambria Open House at 118 Ebony Rd., Ebensburg will be held on Tues., June 8 from 6-8 p.m.
2021 Mercedes Moment Is Sold Out!
5/10/2021 Tickets for the 2021 Mercedes Moment drawing have SOLD OUT! Thank you to every one who purchased a ticket!
Home Nursing Agency Receives Best of Home Care® - Provider of Choice Award for Ninth Year
2/9/2021 Home Nursing Agency Private Duty Home Care announced today that it has received the 2021 Best of Home Care Provider of Choice Award from Home Care Pulse. The Provider of Choice Award is granted only to the top-ranking home care providers, based on client satisfaction scores gathered by Home Care Pulse, an independent satisfaction research firm for home care.
Lights of Love 2020 Allows You to "Shine a Special Light" for Loved One
As the holidays approach, our thoughts turn to those we love – our family and friends whose presence adds to the joy of the season and those who are gone from our sight but whose lives have left an imprint on our hearts.
Community Invited to Observe Children's Grief Awareness Day, Nov. 19
11/13/2020 Long overlooked, childhood bereavement is a critical issue and an increasingly important national priority. Based on the 2020 Childhood Bereavement Estimation Model (CBEM), one in 12 children in Pennsylvania will experience the death of a parent or sibling by age 18. Join the Healing Patch Children’s Grief Program in showing support of these often “forgotten mourners” on Children’s Grief Awareness Day, observed Nov. 19.
World AIDS Day Provides Reminder for HIV/AIDS Testing on Dec. 1, 2020
11/11/2020 Of the 1.2 million people in the United States living with HIV/AIDS, one in seven individuals does not know he/she is infected, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). As World AIDS Day is observed on Dec. 1, it serves as a reminder for individuals to undergo HIV testing.