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Dunn brothers, Badger football team up with Agrace Hospice Care to raise money and deliver meals

Monday, April 6, 2020

As reported by News 3 Now/Channel 3000, Melissa Kim 

MADISON, Wis. — Badger wide receiver Jack Dunn and his brother, Bob – who is a graduate assistant on the team – are giving back to the Madison community. The two started a GoFundMe page to raise money for Agrace Hospice Care, an organization that delivers hot meals and provides support to families in Dane County.

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Team 2020 Campaign Kicks Off

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Wisconsin football’s Jack and Bob Dunn team up with Agrace HospiceCare to provide meals to those in need.

The Team 2020 Campaign is being launched with the primary purpose to raise funds and provide critical support for residents of Dane County and the surrounding area who are impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. The campaign is designed to provide meals to some of central Wisconsin’s most critically in-need community members.

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Jack, Bob Dunn join with Agrace, Edgewater to deliver meals to hospice patients

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

As reported by Colten Bartholomew, Wisconsin State Journal, Photo credit: Steve Apps, State Journal

Jack and Bobby Dunn weren’t going to let the free time on their hands go to waste.

In a typical year, the brothers would be neck deep in spring football practices and classes at the University of Wisconsin. Jack’s a wide receiver going into his senior season and Bobby is a graduate assistant coach. But the COVID-19 coronavirus and a state mandate to stay at home have made this year anything but typical.

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Age at Home Earns Recognition for Care

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

As reported by the Baraboo News Republic, WiscNews

Home Care Pulse, the client and employee satisfaction surveying company for the U.S. home care industry, has recognized Age at Home by Agrace with three honors, Best of Home Care – Provider of Choice, Employer of Choice and Leader in Excellence, according to a Feb. 5 press release.

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Agrace HospiceCare Opens Inpatient Memory Care Suites

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

As reported by Jim Parker, Hospice News

Agrace HospiceCare has opened a dedicated dementia unit within its Fitchburg, Wis., inpatient facility for patients who are no longer able to receive care in their homes.

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Woman helps fulfill grandmother’s wish to give 12 granddaughters afghans for Christmas

Friday, December 27, 2019

As reported by Meghan Reistad, WMTV – NBC 15 

It is the Christmas gift 12 cousins have been waiting for, afghans knit by their grandmother Elizabeth Haynes. Continue Reading…

$15K donation from Van Wie Foundation to help Agrace patients and families

Friday, December 20, 2019

The Gregory C. Van Wie Charitable Foundation, Inc. has given $15,000 to Agrace HospiceCare’s “Care for All” charitable care program.

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Agrace HospiceCare opens memory care suites

Monday, December 16, 2019

As reported by Emilie Heidemann, Unified Newspaper Group, Fitchburg Star 

People afflicted with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and other conditions affecting memory can experience an array of harrowing symptoms.

Agrace HospiceCare memory care unit director Sue Husom told the Star one of those symptoms can include not recognizing your own reflection in the mirror. In addition, you might find it increasingly difficult to communicate, plan out your day and remember the names of loved ones — or where you live. And along with the cognitive changes comes the psychological: anxiety, depression, paranoia, agitation and hallucinations.

But that’s where Agrace’s 12 new hospice memory care suites come in. The unit opened in mid-December at the Fitchburg campus, located at 5395 E. Cheryl Pkwy.

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Jefferson Award winner, November 2019: Beth Anderson

Monday, November 25, 2019

As reported by Amber Noggle, WKOW 27

Beth Anderson has a talent for making people feel beautiful.

She’s spent years giving back to Agrace Hospice patients who need it most.

A salon was donated to Agrace by Cost Cutters 12 years ago and for the past six years Beth has been volunteering there every week.

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