Find out what our families have said about their experience with Hospice of Southern Illinois.
Hospice is About Living – Patient’s Wish Story
Our patient, Warren Barty, McKendree University Alum, St. Louis Cardinals Minor League Catcher, and humorous 75-year-old man said his one Christmas wish was “to see one more McKendree University Basketball Game.” Hospice of Southern Illinois, INC.‘s employees decided to make this happen!
Hospice is About Living – Family Story
The true definition of living life to the fullest! Time is what you make of it, and hospice is about living! We are inspired by this family and their heartwarming story. Thank you for sharing your determination, hope and love with all of us.
A Veteran’s Story – Eugene Scroggins
Mr. Scroggins is a Korean era Navy Veteran. When he needed end-of-life care, he was thankful he and his wife chose Hospice of Southern Illinois. He believed that Hospice of Southern Illinois provided the highest level of care and compassion to their patients. Mr. Scroggins and his wife appreciated what the Hospice of Southern Illinois care team did do and to provide comfort. “Thank you for this. Amen.” The Hospice of Southern Illinois team saved Mrs. Scoggins immense mental and physical stress by helping with transportation to every day hospital treatments. Hospice of Southern Illinois helped him remain at home and out of pain.
Navy Veteran, Eugene Scroggins extends his gratitude to Hospice of Southern Illinois for their loving care.
Hannah and her parents stopped by the office to donate money Hannah had collected in memory of her Grandma, Gaga. Hannah thinks hospice is very important because her Grandma was important to her. Hannah’s dad said hospice gave his family the support they needed, when they needed it most.
Hannah’s family shares their Grandma’s story.
Judy’s son, Peter
Peter cannot say enough about how Hospice of Southern Illinois helped his mother. Peter’s mom moved in with his family at his wife’s insistence. His mom loved being around their dogs and flowers and she loved the porch swing. Hospice of Southern Illinois was able to help Peter’s mother in ways they never thought possible. “Incredible” is the word he would use to describe the Hospice of Southern Illinois care. Peter and his wife felt fortunate that the Hospice of Southern Illinois care team were available to their entire family. The ability to use one phone number to talk with a Hospice of Southern Illinois caregiver or even order equipment was a blessing. He is grateful for the support the Hospice of Southern Illinois team provided.
Peter describes the incredible experience with Hospice of Southern Illinois, and the caring compassion provided for mother, Judy.