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Tag: Hospice Care

Have you thought about death and dying?

I think about Solvay Hospice House and hospice services every day. But that’s probably only because I work at the Miller-Dwan Foundation. The Miller-Dwan Foundation owns the 12-bed Solvay Hospice House and works every day to assure that it and its care program will continue well into the future. Sustaining Solvay, however, is not the […]

Solvay Nurse Dispels Common Myths About Hospice Care

Tami Vukonich, RN, wouldn’t change anything about her job as a nurse at Solvay Hospice House in Duluth, MN. What she would change, however, is the general misconception people have about end-of-life care. “There is a stigma surrounding hospice care,” Vukonich says. “People think it’s about dying, when really it’s about living the best life […]

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. […]

Super One Foods, Community Support Solvay Hospice House

(Duluth, MN) December 6, 2016 – Super One Foods and its customers have joined together to give a record-setting gift to the Miller-Dawn Foundation in support of Solvay Hospice House, the region’s only end-of-life care facility. Eleven regional Super One stores offered paper ornaments available for purchase for $1 throughout the month of November. This […]

Super One Foods Ornament Promotion Supports Solvay Hospice House

In celebration of  National Hospice Month, Super One Foods and the Miller-Dwan Foundation have partnered together to raise funds for Solvay Hospice House. From now through the end of November, eleven regional Super One stores will be selling $1 paper house ornaments for customers to purchase and bring home with their groceries. Over the past […]