Canton, Ohio: Mercy Hospice will host Hope Blossoms, its annual style show and luncheon on Saturday, April 24 at McKinley Grand Hotel, located at 320 Market Ave. South. Doors will open at 10:45 a.m., and lunch is at noon. Tickets are $30 per person, and all proceeds benefit Mercy Hospice patients and their families. For ticket information, call 330-649-4380.
Mercy Hospice is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to care for terminally ill patients and their families. Hospice focuses on the quality of life and draws upon the expertise of physicians, clergy, nurses, counselors, social workers, home health aides, therapists and trained volunteers. The philosophy of Hospice is reflected through the beliefs that dying is part of living and that dying persons and their families have physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs as well as a right to make decisions related to the meeting of those needs.
Mercy Medical Center, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, operates a 476-bed hospital serving Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties and parts of Southeastern Ohio. It has 550 physicians on its Medical Staff and employs 2,500 people. Mercy operates outpatient health centers in Carrollton, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County. A Catholic hospital, Mercy Medical Center upholds the mission and philosophy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and continues to be responsive to the needs of the community, including the provision of care to all, regardless of their ability to pay. For more information, see cantonmercy.org.
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