This Mother’s Day, donate to Housecall Providers in honor or in memory of a loved one, and we will send the important women in your life a special card commemorating your thoughtfulness! I am writing this message with my new baby girl beside me, sleeping soundly as I reflect on this upcoming Mother’s Day. It will [Read more… ]
Sunny Williams and Melanie have been together for a long time. For nearly 20 years, Sunny has been Melanie’s companion and caregiver, working with Melanie’s family to provide the round-the-clock care she needs. When Sunny met Melanie in Lincoln City in 1996 she immediately felt a connection. “She put her head on my shoulder at [Read more… ]
By Susan Ehrman, Director of Development The Board of Directors of Housecall Providers held its first “thank-a-thon” the evening of April 15th. This was a great opportunity to say a big “thank you” to many of our 2014 donors without whom the continuation of our mission would simply not be possible. For the more than [Read more… ]
The weeks before a homebound member of our community becomes a Housecall Providers patient can be some of the most trying and difficult times for a family. Usually, the soon-to-be patient experiences a health crisis that leaves relatives scrambling to figure out the best options available. Marilyn Fink and her family know this scenario all [Read more… ]
Clinician Maria Bucio, FNP shows off the seven laptops that were recently purchased with monies raised from the Laptop Fund. The Fund was kicked off at our June 4th breakfast forum, Return of the House Call. To date, over $9,000 has been donated towards the goal of $15,000 to purchase 12 new laptops for our primary care clinicians in the field. If you would like to help us reach our goal, please consider a gift to Housecall Providers today.
For people afflicted with dementia and Alzheimer’s, staying present can be a constant struggle. The mind makes it difficult to stay grounded as it propels one into the past, bringing on feelings of anxiety, depression, and anger –all while leaving an abundance of nervous energy in its wake. It was for this reason that Housecall [Read more… ]
Housecall Providers received a three-year grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust, www.murdock-trust.org to support the hiring of a full-time development director. The announcement was made in late November and the amount of the grant will allow Housecall Providers to offer a competitive salary and compensation package to qualified candidates. The ideal candidate will [Read more… ]
Housecall Providers’ (HCP) special relationship with the Sisters of the Holy Names (SNJM) Community http://www.sistersoftheholynames.org/oregon/ began even before incorporating HCP in 1995. “Sister Pat Nizic was a personal friend who encouraged me in the early days when I was working alone out of my home,” remembered founder and medical director Benneth Husted, DO. “Later, she joined [Read more… ]