News, Events, and Announcements

Calendar of Events

May 31st, 2014|Events|

Remembrance Tree Ceremony Dec. 6

One of our community’s most beloved, holiday traditions is the annual Remembrance Tree Ceremony, with hundreds participating each year for more than 25 years.  The 2020 ceremony will be hosted live and virtually on Sunday, December 6, at 2 p.m.

The event will be live-streamed on our Remembrance Tree 2020 Facebook event page. To participate, […]

November 9th, 2020|Events, News & Announcements, Promo|

Poinsettia Sale Fundraiser Open Now!

Our annual Poinsettia Sale Fundraiser supports care for patients and families while providing you with beautiful poinsettia varieties to enjoy throughout the holiday season.

The poinsettias are in six-inch pots with four-plus blooms and come from a regional grower. Using our secure site, purchase poinsettias for your home, church, or business or as gifts. You […]

October 16th, 2020|Events, News & Announcements, Promo|

Visitor Guidelines: Compassionate Care Center

Due to the urgent need to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 for Hospice Care Plus patients, families, visitors, and staff, we have implemented new visitor restrictions and protocols at our Compassionate Care Center.

Please check back frequently, as protocols may change. We will also share revised restrictions and protocols on our Facebook page.

Updated […]

March 19th, 2020|News & Announcements, Promo|

COVID-19 Response

Statement from CEO, Scott Thompson

Guidance for People at Risk

Recommended Links:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: COVID-19
Kentucky Department for Public Health: COVID-19

March 13th, 2020|News & Announcements, Promo|

Family Caregiving 101

On Tuesday, March 24, U-Care will host a Family Caregiving 101 Workshop at Steam Engine Pizza Pub’s Session Room in Irvine.

The workshop runs from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and is free and open to anyone who helps care for a loved one, whether it’s for a few hours here-and-there or on a live-in […]

February 7th, 2020|Events, News & Announcements|

Hospice Hop Tickets Now Available

Join us on Friday, March 27 at 7 p.m. for the Hospice Hop at the Silver Eagle in Mount Vernon. Enjoy a 50s, rock-and-roll themed night of live music with the Wild River Band, dancing, classic cars, cake walk, silent auction, and even an Elvis impersonator.

Be sure to dress in 50s attire for a […]

February 5th, 2020|Events, News & Announcements|

Get a “Heart for Hospice” in February

For the entire month of February, area banks are hosting Hearts for Hospice.

The fundraiser gives customers the opportunity to request a memorial heart for a donation of at least one dollar. Donors write their own name or the name of the person they are remembering on the heart, and the banks display them throughout […]

January 27th, 2020|Events, News & Announcements|

Scott Thompson Named CEO

Scott Thompson has been announced as the new CEO at
Hospice Care Plus.

Scott Thompson is the new CEO at Hospice Care Plus.

At its December 10 meeting, the organization’s Board of
Directors unanimously approved a resolution naming Thompson as CEO. He follows
Gail McGillis, RN, MSN, who announced her retirement earlier this year after 26
years of service.

Hospice’s board […]

December 11th, 2019|News & Announcements|

Remembrance Tree Dec. 8

The annual Remembrance Tree ceremony is set for Sunday, December 8, at 2 p.m. at Chenault Vineyards in Richmond at 2284 Barnes Mill Road.

The 2019 Remembrance Tree ornament, a variety of laser-cut, wooden snowflakes, was created by Berea artist Steve Farmer.

The event is a long-standing tradition for the community, bringing hundreds together on the […]

November 20th, 2019|Events, News & Announcements|

Receptions for Retiring CEO

Hospice Care Plus will host two retirement receptions for Gail McGillis, who announced earlier this year that she will retire at the end of 2019 after 26 years of service.

Hospice Care Plus is hosting two retirement receptions in honor of CEO Gail McGillis.

Both receptions are open to the public and will include refreshments.

“Gail always […]

November 8th, 2019|Events, News & Announcements|