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Animal Therapy in a Hospice Home

Contributed by Felicia Schafer, Executive Director, OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home  According to Mayo Clinic, animal-assisted therapy is a growing field that uses dogs or other animals to help patients recover from or better cope with acute and chronic health problems, such as heart disease, respiratory disease, cancer, and mental health disorders. Animal-assisted therapy […]



Connections 115: Hospice Coverage

Last week, we were honored to have the Most Reverend Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Peoria, bless the new OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home. We had a wonderful turn-out of city and state legislators, leaders from our surrounding communities and OSF HealthCare, as well as staff and volunteers for […]