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Agrace Adds Three Hospice & Palliative Physicians

Monday, September 16, 2019

Agrace has added three hospice and palliative physicians to its medical services team, which oversees care plans for hospice patients and conducts palliative care consultations. Agrace is Wisconsin’s largest nonprofit community hospice and palliative care agency, providing end-of-life care and related services to people in southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois.

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Agrace HospiceCare Completes $15 Million Charitable Care Endowment Campaign

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

As reported by NBC 15

More than 1,750 donors have assisted Agrace with the completion of their $15 million endowment campaign to help ensure that all local hospice patients can receive the compassionate end-of-life care they need, even if they cannot pay.

Agrace, Wisconsin’s largest nonprofit hospice and palliative care organization, announced today that it has met its goal of raising $15 million for its Care for All Endowment Campaign, which began in 2014. The endowment will provide financial support for Agrace patients who demonstrate needing help paying for their hospice care.

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‘Race for Agrace’ to Take Place in Fitchburg September 15

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Employees’ concern for patients who need help paying for end-of-life care is the impetus behind a local fundraiser in Fitchburg. On Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, Agrace Hospice & Palliative Care will hold its 3rd annual Race for Agrace event—a grassroots effort that started with the compassionate concern of one Agrace nurse.

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Dean-o Trevino Golf Outing

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Dean Frederickson, beloved husband, father, grandpa, and friend, passed away from cancer in September 2017 surrounded by his family at Agrace in Fitchburg, Wisconsin. Not only was Dean blessed with such wonderful care in his final month, but the support and care given to the family will never be forgotten.

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Local Families Can Attend Free Grief Support Camp from Agrace

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Local families who have experienced the death of a loved one can find help coping with their grief at a free, half-day camp hosted by Agrace HospiceCare in October.

Children five years or older and their parent or guardian can join grief specialists from Agrace on October 19, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Baraboo Civic Center, 124 2nd Street in Baraboo.

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Habitat and Agrace HospiceCare Collaborate to Help Local Resident during Heat Wave

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

As reported by WRJC.com

Hospice patient Julianne Dick was given some relief during one of the hottest weeks of summer when representatives from Agrace HospiceCare and Habitat for Humanity of Wisconsin River Area arrived at her Lyndon Station home with a brand-new air conditioner July 23. This gift of safety and comfort was made possible by a donation to Habitat from Walmart of Baraboo and a Dodgeville, Wis.-area Farm and Fleet.

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Agrace Thrift Store to Celebrate Achieving Dementia-friendly Status at August 16 Ceremony

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Thanks to special staff training, the Agrace Thrift Store in Janesville is being recognized as “dementia-friendly” by the Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of Rock County.

On Friday, August 16, at 10:00 a.m., Agrace Thrift Store staff, volunteers and supporters will host a ceremony celebrating the store’s new “dementia-friendly” status. The community is invited to dress in purple for dementia awareness and visit the store at 2043 Humes Rd, Janesville, for a ribbon-cutting presentation.

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‘Success breeding success’: Milton entrepreneur starts business incubator to help others

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

As reported in the Janesville Gazette by Benjamin Pierce, photo credit to Angela Major

Nate Rogers was frustrated while looking for a place where he could relocate his small business from his dad’s garage more than 10 years ago.

“I had a tough time finding a spot. There was nothing really available when I started my business, and anything that was available was a huge payment that I just couldn’t afford,” Rogers said.

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Hospices Avoid Regulatory Deficiencies with Careful Care Planning

Friday, July 26, 2019

As reported by Jim Parker of Hospice News

Regulators have been zeroing in on hospice providers in recent years as utilization and expenditures continue to rise. Deficiencies in care planning is one area that is attracting increasing attention.

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