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    December, 2014

  • PTC’s Backencamp Goes Above & Beyond.
    Please join us in congratulating Mark Backencamp for receiving the Above and Beyond Award through Pathways to Compassion Hospice! The Above & Beyond Awards recognize Pathways to Compassion Hospice employees who exceed the expectations of their job function/role in a meaningful way. Congratulations to Mark! PTC|Lincoln. December 2, 2014

    October, 2014

  • PTC’s Backencamp: Professional of the Year Nomination.
    Please join us in congratulating Mark Backencamp, RN Case Manager, who was nominated for the 2014 Professional of the Year Award with the Coalition for Older Adult Health Promotion! It is a well-deserved nomination for a wonderful member of the PTC|Lincoln team! Pictured (left to right): Front-Mark Backencamp, RN and Kate Lofing, Community Liaison. Back-Kathy Edwards, RN; Sarah Baltensperger, Program Director; and Melanie Moss, RN. PTC|Lincoln. October 21, 2014

    September, 2014

  • Join Us for our Pathways Through Grief Support Group.
    Pathways to Compassion Hospice is hosting a 6-week grief support group for those who have lost loved ones. This group is open to all Pathways families and to the general public. Join this supportive group to learn about the grieving process and share with others to find healing on your journey. Thursdays, 5:30 – 6:30 P.M. from October 2 – November 6, 2014. Pathways to Compassion’s NEW Office: 1401 Infinity Rd, Suite A, Lincoln, NE. Questions and RSVP to: Anna Dick-Burkey, Chaplain and Bereavement Coordinator. Call: 402-474-0020 or 402-440-5775, or contact via email: adburkey@pathwayshospice.net
    PTC|Lincoln. September 9, 2014

    August, 2014

  • PTC|Omaha Participates in ALS Walk.
    On Saturday, August 23, PTC|Omaha participated in the Walk to Defeat ALS, which is the ALS Association’s biggest annual event, which raises funds that allow our local chapters to sustain care services and support research for much of the next year. Together with other participating organizations, PTC|Omaha was part of exceeding the $100,000 goal by raising $204,504.27! Great job to all who participated for a very worthy cause! PTC|Omaha. August 26, 2014

    May, 2014

  • PTC’s Brooks Goes Above & Beyond.
    Congratulations to Perris Brooks for receiving the Above and Beyond Award through Pathways to Compassion Hospice! The Above & Beyond Awards recognize Pathways to Compassion Hospice employees who exceed the expectations of their job function/role in a meaningful way. Congratulations to Perris!
    PTC|Omaha. May 5, 2014
  • A Time for Remembrance.
    Pathways to Compassion Hospice Memorial Service
    May 12, 2014, 12-1 p.m., Southlake Village
    9401 Andermatt Drive
    Lincoln, NE 68526
    RSVP: By phone at 402-474-0020, by email at bridget.pettaway@pathwayshospice.net or adburkey@pathwayshospice.net
    PTC|Lincoln. May 5, 2014
  • Join Us for our Pathways Through Grief Group.
    Join others who have recently lost loved ones as we learn together and offer support to one another in discovery healing pathways through our grief.
    When: Monday May 12, 2014; 11-12 a.m.
    Where: SouthLake Village, 9401 Andermatt Drive, Lincoln, NE 68526
    Group Leader: Hospice Chaplains/Bereavement Coordinators Bridget Pettaway and Anna Dick-Burkey
    RSVP: By phone at 402-474-0020 by email at bridget.pettaway@pathwayshospice.net or adburkey@pathwayshospice.net
    PTC|Lincoln. May 5, 2014
  • PTC|Omaha Participates in Navigating the Senior Journey.
    PTC|Omaha. May 5, 2014

    April, 2014

  • Join PTC at Navigating the Senior Journey.
    Pathways to Compassion Hospice will be participating at a community event held at West Hills Church, “Navigating the Senior Journey”, located at 3015 South 82nd Avenue, Omaha, NE.
    On April 26th, from 1-4pm there will be multiple services coming together to provide information and answer questions on senior living, care and available services. There will be speakers on topics such as Maintaining Independence, Legal Services, Alzheimer’s information and more.
    Pathways to Compassion Hospice will be providing information on Hospice Care services and Advance Directives.
    PTC|Omaha. April 9, 2014

    March, 2014

  • Join Us for our 6-Week Grief Support Group.
    Pathways to Compassion Hospice, in Omaha, is a six-week grief support group for adults 18 and over.
    The meetings will be held from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm starting Thursday, April 10, 2014 at the Pathways to Compassion Hospice office, located at 287 North 115th Street, Omaha, NE.
    Depending on the level of interest in this group, an afternoon time slot may also be offered. Our own Gladyce Janky, Chaplain/Bereavement Coordinator, will facilitate these sessions.
    We hope that you will join us! Please register at 402-333-3149, or via email: gladyce.janky@pathwayshospice.net
    PTC|Omaha. March 31, 2014
  • Volunteers Needed!
    Pathways to Compassion Hospice is seeking caring individuals who desire to make a difference in the lives of hospice patients and their families.
    Contribute your time: Lend a helping hand and a listening heart by becoming a supportive addition to the Hospice Team. Initial and ongoing training provided.
    If you are interested, please fill out an online application.
    PTC|Omaha. March 26, 2014

    February, 2014

  • Proudly Offering Cardiac and Pulmonary Connections.
    Our Pulmonary Connections program recognizes and responds to the unique needs of those suffering from a variety of chronic pulmonary diseases: Cancer, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Emphysema, Pulmonary Fibrosis and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). More…
    Our Cardiac Connections program incorporates therapeutic and pharmacologic treatments focused on reducing symptoms of congestive heart failure. Our approach greatly reduces or eliminates visits to the emergency room and hospitalization. More…
    PTC|NE. February 14, 2014

    2013

  • The Conversation: Opening Up About Death
    Please take a minute to watch Diane Sawyer’s ABC World News, as they feature a story on “The Conversation.” Start the conversation with your families now…The holidays are the perfect opportunity to discuss your wishes for end of life care, regardless of age and health status.
    PTC|NE. December 20, 2013
  • Announcing the Launch of Pulmonary Connections!
    We are pleased to announce the launch of our Pulmonary Connections program! Our Pulmonary Connections program recognizes and responds to the unique needs of those suffering from a variety of chronic pulmonary diseases: Cancer, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Emphysema, Pulmonary Fibrosis and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
    PTC|NE. December 20, 2013
  • Pathways to Compassion Joins Trunk or Treat
    Pathways to Compassion thoroughly enjoyed Emerald Communities’ Trunk or Treat event on Sunday! Here is PTC’s own Sarah Baltensperger/Professional and Community Liaison joining in the fun!
    PTC|NE. October 28, 2013
  • Pathways to Compassion Hospice has achieved the fourth and final star in the We Honor Veterans program! At Pathways, we are dedicated to serving our Veteran patients and their families through education, training, and our fantastic Veteran Hospice volunteers. For more information on our partnership with We Honor Veterans, please visit: wehonorveterans.org
    PTC|NE. May 31, 2013
  • Age Strong! Live Long! Walk On!
    Pathways had a great time at the Aging Partners “Age Strong! Live Long! Walk On!” walk in Lincoln this past Friday. Over 200 seniors in the community participated, and we had beautiful weather. Thank you to all who participated!
    PTC|Lincoln, NE. May 24, 2013
  • Happy CNA Week!
    Happy CNA Week to our fantastic Hospice Aides! You are the backbone to our program, and we greatly appreciate all that you do! Also we want to thank the wonderful aides we work with on a daily basis – we couldn’t do it without you! Sienna Waegli, Danielle Acamo, Erica Lopez, Erica Fuqua, Stephanie Whitfield
    PTC|Omaha, NE. May 10, 2013
  • Happy CNA Week!
    Happy CNA Week! Happy CNA Week to our fantastic Hospice Aides! You are the backbone to our program, and we greatly appreciate all that you do! Also we want to thank the wonderful aides we work with on a daily basis – we couldn’t do it without you! Kelsi Rinke, Laci Zobrist, and Brandy Stuart (Not Pictured: Danielle Grau)
    PTC|Lincoln, NE. May 10, 2013
  • Happy Nurse’s Week!
    Happy Nurse’s Week to our fantastic nurses at Pathways to Compassion Hospice! And a big thank you to all of the amazing nurses we work with on daily basis! We appreciate all that you do for your patients! Amanda Stanfield, Danette Kluthe, Gennie Hagerman (Not pictured: Lisa Cuvelier, Sandi Nahriri, and Phyllis Behrens)
    PTC|Omaha, NE. May 8, 2013
  • Happy Nurse’s Week!
    Happy Nurse’s Week to our fantastic nurses at Pathways to Compassion Hospice! And a big thank you to all of the amazing nurses we work with on daily basis! We appreciate all that you do for your patients! Tina Flint and Mark Backencamp (Not picture: Kathy Edwards)
    PTC|Lincoln, NE. May 8, 2013