HFO Position Opening – Administrative Assistant

HFO is hiring for a part-time administrative assistant. The successful candidate will work approximately 5 – 10 hours per week (flexible). Please send an email to Kim Morelock, Executive Director, to learn more about HFO and to request an application. Please submit a current resume. Email: kmorelock@hospiceozarks.org. Who we’re looking for: A motivated and organized […]

Four organizations receive grant funds to improve end-of-life care and education

Springfield, Missouri (September 1, 2021) ─ The Hospice Foundation of the Ozarks awarded $97,670 to four organizations in the first round of its 2021 grant cycle. These grants support organizations helping to provide dignity at end-of-life for all persons. The four grants awarded recently include: Washington University School of Medicine, Division of Palliative Medicine:  $49,952 […]

Board Opening: Hospice Foundation of the Ozarks

Passionate about end-of-life issues? Apply now to join our board. Hospice Foundation of the Ozarks (HFO) awards grants to organizations that are involved in end-of-life services and education. Since its founding in 1997, HFO has awarded more than $1 million in grants to benefit communities in Southwest Missouri. The Foundation supports hospice, palliative care, advance […]

I wonder why it had to happen to my Dad?

When Jane, age 10, was asked to explain what it felt like to walk in her shoes, her artwork showed that she had a lot to say. Thanks to the Journeys Program at Lost & Found Grief Center, someone was listening. Jane’s father had been diagnosed with a terminal illness. For the “walk in my […]

Resolving Soul Injuries

By Angela Sipe, M.J., CHPCA Facing a terminal diagnosis is tough. Time is precious. Along with physical difficulties, this can be a period of deep soul searching. Some people feel an urgency to assess their life and resolve unfinished business. At end of life, the unconscious mind becomes stronger than the conscious mind.  Unfinished business […]

The conversation that’s an essential Mother’s Day gift

By John Mihalevich, M.D., FACP Chairman, Advisory Board – Respecting Choices of the Ozarks If your mother could not speak for herself during a medical emergency, would you be able to communicate her wishes for medical care? Perhaps one of the best gifts to give this Mother’s Day is a a friendly ear and the […]