Heart to Heart Hospice Recognized as We Honor Veterans Partner

DETROIT–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Heart to Heart Hospice is proud to be a continued partner of We Honor
Veterans (“WHV”), a pioneering program created by the National Hospice
and Palliative Care Organization (“NHPCO”), in collaboration with the
Department of Veterans Affairs, to meet the needs of Veterans facing a
life-limiting illness. Heart to Heart Hospice of Detroit has achieved
the highest level of recognition as a WHV hospice provider and has made
a commitment to enhance the quality of care for Veterans and their
families at the end of life.

“We are honored to achieve the highest level of recognition in the We
Honor Veterans Program and will continue to demonstrate our commitment
to improving care for Veterans and their loved ones at the end of life,”
said Kelly Mitchell, CEO and Founder of Heart to Heart Hospice.
“Delivering exceptional care and support to better serve our nation’s
Veterans and their loved ones is an extremely important initiative at
Heart to Heart Hospice,” added Kevin Offel, an Army veteran and
President of Heart to Heart Hospice. “We are privileged to honor those
who have selflessly served our country.”

As a WHV Level 4 provider, Heart to Heart Hospice of Detroit has
increased their capacity to serve Veterans and care for their specific
needs, implemented ongoing Veteran-centered education for staff and
volunteers, and supported the development of strategic partnerships at
both local and regional levels to increase access to quality end of life
care for Veterans and their families.

“Through We Honor Veterans we are taking a giant step
forward in helping healthcare professionals and volunteers understand
and serve Veterans at the end of life,” said J. Donald Schumacher, NHPCO
president and CEO. “It is time that we step up and acquire the necessary
skills and fulfill our mission to serve these men and women with the
dignity they deserve.”

To learn more about the We Honor Veterans Program, or to see where other
Heart to Heart Hospice agencies are in their recognition process, please
visit www.wehonorveterans.org.

About Heart to Heart Hospice

Heart to Heart Hospice, founded in 2003, is one of the largest private
providers of hospice care in the United States. Headquartered in Plano,
TX, Heart to Heart Hospice provides a broad range of palliative and
support care services to patients with life-limiting illnesses across 26
locations throughout Texas, Michigan and Indiana. Services provided
include nursing care; physician services; counseling and social worker
services; homemaker services; physical, occupational and speech therapy;
spiritual counseling and bereavement; and medication for symptom and
pain control. At Heart to Heart, we understand the emotional and
physical challenges associated with life-limiting illness for both the
patient and their loved ones. Our care team is committed to providing
patients with what they need most: freedom from pain, emotional and
spiritual support, and the ability to control the direction of their
care. To learn more about Heart to Heart Hospice, please visit us at www.hearttohearthospice.com.

Contacts

Heart to Heart Hospice
Kimberly Dellinger
kdellinger@htohh.com
972-517-6300