Drawing Close to Nature

08-04-2021 at 10:25 am… My dad lived on a farm for most of life. He came to Solvay Hospice House and the night before he died, a doe and her fawn were standing outside his sliding glass door in his room, looking in. Also, a skunk was noted outside at the same time, eating grass. My dad said, “Close the door!” You

Super One Foods Annual Promotion Supports Solvay Hospice House

In celebration of National Hospice Month, and for the twelfth consecutive year, Super One Foods and the Miller-Dwan Foundation are partnering to raise funds for Solvay Hospice House. From November 3-23, 2019, sixteen regional Super One stores will be selling $1 paper house ornaments for customers to purchase and bring home with their groceries or add to a display in

Nurse of the Year: Robin Madsen

Meet Robin Madsen, Nurse of the Year. Robin is an RN at Solvay Hospice House and we had the opportunity to sit down with her to ask her about her journey to this prestigious award. What does winning the Nurse of the Year award mean to you? It honestly means, we have a God who sees us.  At a time

What is Your Favorite Music?

What’s your favorite music? We used to believe that it was classical music that made us smarter. Today, thanks to more than 25 years of research, we know that whether it’s rock ‘n’ roll, jazz, hip-hop or classical, your gray matter prefers the same music you do. And it doesn’t just impact your smarts. Music can affect our brains and our

Respite Care at Solvay Hospice House

Sometimes people die at Solvay. Sometimes they go home. That’s because, in addition to providing the very best in humane and compassionate care for people at the end of life, Solvay also provides respite care for those enrolled in a hospice program. Respite is just a fancy word for taking a break. Respite care provides short-term break for caregivers and

Solvay Provides Comfort

Dave Emerson knew Solvay Hospice House had good things to offer. Yet, it was nothing like what he expected. “Everything was warm and peaceful,” he says. “I just didn’t realize what a quality place it is.” Dave’s mom, Carol, fought cancer for more than 10 years, and at 70, spent her final days at Solvay. Carol’s family gathered in her

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