Stories tagged with: Genesis Hospice

November 16, 2015 - 6:40pm
40 weeks 5 days ago

Hospice patients at The Oaks at Northpointe are receiving tender care from an unlikely source.

Rusty, a chocolate lab and collie mix, is bringing lots of joy to patients, families, and staff at the assisted living facility. Genesis Hospice is putting a spotlight on Rusty, as part of National Hospice and Palliative Care Month.

The certified therapy dog has been providing comfort and affection to hospice patients all across the community for three years. Rusty's owner, Tony Reese,...

April 25, 2014 - 10:54am
2 years 17 weeks ago

If you speak to 92-year-old John Mathews about WWII some memories of his days in Europe return.

Days of driving a half track truck that was used to transport a crew of 13 people. He can tell you about liberating Jewish prisoners in Austria at Gusen and Mauthausen.

He can also remember back to fighting in the Battle of the Bulge, where about 19,000 American soldiers gave their lives.

"I got shrapnel through my arms. The scars are still here," said World War II...

March 17, 2014 - 3:45pm
2 years 23 weeks ago

The Follies Family variety show is returning to the stage at Secrest Auditorium this Friday and Saturday.

The new non-profit Follies Family event is appropriatly titled "The Show Must Go On". Originally the Zaney Follys, the event has been running for 25 years and is fashioned off the style of the Ziegfeld Follies variety show back in the 1920s.

"They can expect a good two hour fun filled show of song and dance, and people from the community doing...

October 8, 2013 - 10:18pm
2 years 46 weeks ago

A powerful image was to be seen outside of the Morrison House Hospice and Palliative Care Tuesday evening.

Friends, family and classmates of Mariah Williams came out for a candlelight vigil to celebrate her 17th birthday as she continues to battle brain cancer at the Morrison House.

"Her mother has been taking care of her at home for several weeks and the pain just got to the point that (she) couldn't take it, you know, to handle the pain,” said Debbie Savage, friend...

September 10, 2013 - 11:06am
2 years 50 weeks ago

A special group of tractor enthusiasts help Genesis Hospice to care for others.

The Old Steam and Gas Club presented the Hospice and Palliative Care with a $500.00 check. The money raised will go to help those that need hospice services, but don't have the ability to pay for them.

"You can get sick at anytime and you may or may not have that coverage based on that, so it's very important people know that this service is there no matter what," said Director of Hospice...

March 24, 2013 - 7:44pm
3 years 22 weeks ago

The "Are We There Yet?" performance was a variety show of past performances by the Zaney Follies, where they travel through time to get back to the first show.

 "We've got brand new people this year and then there's people that have been doing it for quite a few years. One thing during the auditions in January, because we've been putting this together since January, they all have been touched by hospice in some form, that's why they're here today," said Rebecca...

October 31, 2012 - 3:28pm
3 years 43 weeks ago

Hospice in Muskingum County is getting the recognition it deserves.

Wednesday at the Morrison House Zanesville Mayor Jeff Tilton proclaimed November National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Hospice Healthcare workers for Good Samaritan Hospital attended the proclamation and were thanked and rewarded for their service to the community.

"We have representatives from Home Care, the In-Patient, Palliative Care and they're the staff that are actually out there working with the...

September 13, 2012 - 5:54pm
3 years 49 weeks ago

A Dresden organization is doing its part to give back to the community.

The Old Steam & Gas Club presented a $600 check to Genesis Hospice and Palliative Care in Zanesville.  Club President Tom Rollins said the proceeds are from an annual tractor drive.

"We always look for an agency that serves Muskingum County very well over the years," said Rollins.  "Although there are a multitude of them, we'll choose others in the near future, because...

March 13, 2011 - 8:52pm
5 years 24 weeks ago

Car owners were asked to give twenty dollars to show their car and then residents voted on the best cars at the show. All money made goes to Genesis Hospice.

"I don't really have a favorite they are all really good looking this year and we have a wide variety. We have some mini wedges to racing lawn mowers," said track manager Brenda Moran.

Eight year old Lane Houston showed off his car and he began racing this year, but kids as young as 6 can race. He says it is fun...

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