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July 24th, 2015 (No Comments)

Leasing Boosts Home Care Fleet Not only has Hometown Home Health & Hospice needed more vehicles to keep up with its growth, but it has also needed help managing its increasing service fleet. “I don’t have a dedicated person to handle our fleet vehicles,” says James Reynolds, financial controller for Hometown Home Health & Hospice, […]

Medical supply donations can go to Hometown Heroes

July 7th, 2015 (No Comments)

Organization takes donated medical supplies, gives away for free Posted: Jul 06, 2015 5:45 PM EDTUpdated: Jul 06, 2015 5:48 PM EDT LAPEER, MI (WNEM) –Last week, Guadelupe Rosas’s wheelchair was stolen from his front porch. He couldn’t afford a new wheelchair, so he called TV5. Rosas now has a new wheelchair after dozens of […]

Hometown Expanding Fleet in Central Michigan

July 1st, 2015 (No Comments)

Growing Fleet is an Investment in Region and Company’s Employees LAPEER, Mich., June 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Hometown Home Health & Hospice is expanding and upgrading its service fleet with 26 new, locally purchased Ford Focus vehicles provided by Enterprise Fleet Management. The move increases the size of the existing fleet by six vehicles to […]

A special guest

June 2nd, 2015 (No Comments)

Sharon Powell is a resident of Meadow Lane in Bad Axe (a leisure living facility). She has a medical condition called Pott’s disease. Individuals with Pott’s disease have both low blood pressure and high blood pressure due to the body’s inability to regulate blood pressure properly. In the course of a day, Sharon has to […]

HomeCare Elite 2014

June 2nd, 2015 (No Comments)

Hometown Home Health & Hospice is proud to announce that we are the recipient for the 3rd year in a row of the “Homecare Elite” award. This award is based on five domains of performance: 1. Quality of Care 2. Quality Improvement and Consistency 3. Patient Experience (HHCAHPS) 4. Process Measure Implementation 5. Financial Performance […]

Senator speaks at MAFCA

June 2nd, 2015 (No Comments)

At Hometown Home Health and Hospice’s Midland M.A.F.C.A meeting the guest speaker was Senator Judy K. Emmons. Senator Emmons gave a very informative presentation on the significant and rising problem of Human Trafficking. Michigan ranks 5th in the nation in human trafficking. After drug dealing, human trafficking is tied with illegal arms industry as the […]

Hospice Honors Elite Award 2014

June 2nd, 2015 (No Comments)

We are pleased to announce that Hometown Hospice has won the national Hospice Honors Elite Award! Hospice Honors is a prestigious program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of satisfaction as measured from the caregiver’s point of view. ‘Elite’ status is awarded to hospices’ who scored above average on all evaluated questions. Congratulations to […]

Smiles for Seniors

June 2nd, 2015 (No Comments)

By Andrea McBride Staff writer – Tuscola County Advertiser CARO — It only takes one simple act to make a difference. Elaine Ewald, founder of the organization Smiles for Seniors, lives by that motto and hopes to recruit others to do the same. Smiles for Seniors was started by Ewald and her mother Judy Burger […]

More than just a doll

June 2nd, 2015 (No Comments)

More than just a doll By Andrea McBride Staff Writer THUMB AREA — It takes Christa Olsen about a day to knit one of her German elf dolls, but the impact they have lasts much longer. Olsen, 86 of Harbor Beach, is a volunteer for Hometown Home Health & Hospice in Lapeer. She gives her […]