Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

Nov 24, 2010

Mercy Hospice Volunteer and Louisville Resident Gives Comfort and Compassion to Patient, Families

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Ten years ago, Louisville resident, Jerry McEowen lost his first wife to cancer. However, her last days, weeks and months were made comfortable for both of them by Mercy Hospice. “They were so loving and kind to us both,” remarked McEowen.

Nov 19, 2010

Mercy Hospice Volunteers Give Comfort and Compassion to Patients, Families

Topic: Mercy Medical Center highlights hospice volunteers and Massillon/Jackson residents Nora Valin and Chuck Haubert during National Hospice Month (November) | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Nora Valin was visiting her mother at a nursing home. Across the hall, an elderly woman was dying – alone. Valin, who felt torn, says, “Someone should have been with the woman during her final moments. It felt so wrong. No one should die alone.”

Nov 17, 2010

Mercy To Offer Free Oral Cancer Screenings Dec. 16

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Dental Services and Mercy Cancer Center are co-sponsoring free oral cancer screenings from 2 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 16 at Mercy Dental Services. Oral cancer starts in the mouth (oral cavity), and oropharyngeal cancer develops in the throat.

Nov 16, 2010

Mercy Health Center of Carroll County Offers Low-Cost Blood Screenings November 26

Topic: Know Your Numbers | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Carrollton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center of Carroll County will offer low-cost blood screenings on Friday, November 26, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. The facility, located at 125 Canton Rd., Carrollton, will be offering total cholesterol screening for $2, glucose screening (blood sugar) for $2, and lipid profiles (total cholesterol, triglyceride, HDL and LDL) for $8.

Nov 15, 2010

Mercy Hosts FREE Medicare Options Event November 23

Topic: To Help Seniors Choose the Right Medicare Advantage Plan, Mercy’s Marketing Event Will Include Advantage Plan Representatives, Medicare Specialist | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends is sponsoring a free Medicare Options Event on Tues., November 23, at 9 a.m. in the Mercy Medical Office Building Auditorium.

Nov 10, 2010

Mercy Hospice Remembers Loved Ones with Annual Memorial Program

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: The staff and volunteers at Mercy Hospice have a very important job – caring for the physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of terminally ill patients and their families. The caring and dedication does not necessarily end once the patient has reached the end of his or her journey in this life.

Nov 09, 2010

Mercy to Present Program on Preventing Falls

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

New Philadelphia, Ohio: Each year, one in three adults age 65 and over will suffer a fall. Join Laura Williams, PT, and Christy Bowers, OT, from the physical therapy department at Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County for the community health lecture, “Don’t Trip Into Fall”.

Nov 02, 2010

Mercy Cancer Center Presents Thriving and Striving

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

 Canton, Ohio: Mercy Cancer Center is sponsoring Surviving and Thriving, an informative and inspirational event for newly diagnosed and long-term cancer survivors from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 4 at Mercy Hall Auditorium. Featured speaker, Gregory M.

Nov 01, 2010

Mercy to Present Program on Heart Care

Topic: Special Health Talks will be given by Dr. Ahmed Sabe, Medical Director of Mercy Heart Center, and Dr. Aqeel Sandhu, Medical Director of Mercy’s Cardiothoracic Surgery Program | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center will present, “Why We are Number 1 in Heart Care” on Tuesday, November 9 at Meyer’s Lake Ballroom, 3218 Parkway St., NW, Canton, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Ahmed Sabe, M.D., Medical Director of Mercy Heart Center, will begin the event with “Do Minutes Matter?” Every second counts when receiving treatment during a heart attack or cardiac event.

Oct 28, 2010

Mercy Health Centers of Lake, Jackson, North Canton, Louisville and Plain offer low-cost blood screenings in November

Topic: Know Your Numbers | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health Centers of Lake, Jackson, Louisville and Plain will each be offering low-cost blood screenings in November. Each facility will be offering total cholesterol screening for $2, glucose screening (blood sugar) for $2, and lipid profiles (total cholesterol, triglyceride, HDL and LDL) for $8, at their respective locations on the following dates:

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