Hospice of Southern Illinois
Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for individuals and their loved ones touched by a terminal illness.
  Hospice Happenings
MARCH IS
SOCIAL WORK MONTH

Hospice of Southern Illinois' social workers help individuals and families adjust to major life challenges and changes. They work with these individuals and families to develop a plan of support, ensure the plan is put into action, and consistently follow-up with the patient and the patient's family.    

To learn more about National Social Work Month:  https://hospice.org/social-work-month/.
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CHEERS TO 35 YEARS
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    WELLNESS TIP
Exercise:   Do you take the stairs? For the average American, climbing stairs for just two minutes a day (six to eight flights) will burn enough calories to prevent annual weight gain.  Source: www.hap.org - HAP Wellness Tips
   
CAREGIVING TIP
Cooking: Try an all-vegetable stir fry over whole grain rice. The taste may surprise you. The key to a crispy stir fry is very hot oil-your veggies will cook quickly instead of soaking up unneeded fat. Also, pack a lunch instead of buying one every day. You will help your waistline and your pocketbook!  Source: www.hap.org - HAP Wellness Tips  
   Events
CURRENT EVENTS:  

EDUCATIONAL EVENINGS & DINNER TOO
TOPIC: 6 Needs of People with Dementia
Eckert's Country Restaurant, Belleville, IL
$10.00 for Dinner & CEU
5:30 p.m. Registration or Register Online Here
Presentation: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
 
BMW CAR RAFFLE
Saturday, January 23 through Friday, October 7
  $50 a ticket, but only 2,000 tickets will be sold.
All fees up to $4,000 for winner are covered by a donor and winner also will receive $500 Hucks gas card.  Raffle eligibility and official rules are posted on https://hospice.org/bmw-car-raffle/. 
To purchase tickets visit our website, or call 618-997-3030 or 618-235-1703.   
  
Learn more about how you can support Hospice of Southern Illinois' events , or make a donation , today!
 Volunteering  Volunteer
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Please join us if  you would like  to become a part of our dedicated volunteer team by calling in your RSVP to Susan Relfe or Shelly Black, Belleville, 
618-235-1703; or Rita Spiller or Donna Cunetto, Marion, 618-997-3030. 
  
2016 Volunteer  Training :
  • Friday, March 18, 2016 - John A Logan College in Carterville - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  We Honor Veterans  Veterans
PTSD & TREATMENT

"Stressed? Angry? Bothered by reminders of war, an accident, assault, or disaster? Try PTSD Coach Online or one of [their] other self-help tools - [they have] online and mobile apps that you can use and download for free."
Read more in this month's PTSD Monthly Update: Self Help for PTSD
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We encourage you to visit the  We Honor Veterans or the  US Department of Veterans Affairs website for updates and resources on staying committed to providing excellent care to Veterans.
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Why  Choose Us
As your not-for-profit hospice, we have been providing hospice care exclusively since 1981. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for individuals and their loved ones touched by a terminal illness.  Learn more
Make a Referral
The best time to learn about hospice is before you need it. At any time during a life-threatening illness, it is appropriate to discuss all of a patient's healthcare options, including hospice.  Learn more

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Hospice of Southern Illinois
305 South Illinois Street
Belleville, IL 62220 
800-233-1708
618-235-1703
fax: 618-235-3130