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Area Resources

Hospice of Medina County is proud to share the following list of resources that are available throughout the communities we serve. In addition, please find links below to a variety of state and national organizations that offer additional information and education regarding hospice, home care, palliative and bereavement needs.

Medina Chamber of Commerce
The Medina Area Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary organization of the business community. The Chamber is a not-for-profit, taxpaying organization. It unites hundreds of business and professional firms, thus creating a unique central agency working to improve business and build a better community. 

United Way of Medina County 
The mission of the United Way of Medina County is to strengthen the community by developing resources to meet human needs 

Midwest Care Alliance
The mission of Midwest Care Alliance is to promote the development and delivery of the highest quality end-of-life care through advocacy of hospice philosophy.

Dying Well
Dr. Ira Byock, long time palliative care physician and advocate for improved end-of-life care, and a past president of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, provides written resources and referrals to organizations, web sites and books to empower persons with life threatening illness and their families to live fully. 

Hospice Foundation of America
Hospice Foundation of America is a non-profit, grassroots foundation dedicated to providing leadership in the application of hospice principles, informing the public about end-of-life care, and training healthcare workers and the families they serve in issues related to loss. 

Hospice of the Western Reserve

Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Hospice of the Western Reserve provides hospice services, palliative care and bereavement support to patients and families throughout Northern Ohio including Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain and Summit counties with offices throughout, and outreach into Medina, Portage and Stark Counties.

Joint Commission Accreditation of Health Care Organizations
The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits nearly 20,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. An independent, not-for-profit organization, the Joint Commission is the nation’s predominant standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. 

National Hospice and Palliative Care
The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is the largest nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the United States. The organization is committed to improving end of life care and expanding access to hospice care with the goal of profoundly enhancing quality of life for people dying in America and their loved ones. 

WidowNet, an information and self-help resource for and by widows and widowers. Topics covered include grief, bereavement, recovery, and other information helpful to all people, of all ages, religious backgrounds and sexual orientations, who have suffered the death of a spouse or a life partner. 

Ohio Benefit Bank
The Ohio Benefit Bank, the nation's most successful application assistance network, is a free, counselor assisted web-based program designed to help Ohioans connect with the community resources they need to be healthy, remain stable, and retain employment.

Medina County Veteran's Service Office
The Mission of the Medina County Veterans Service Office is to provide temporary aid and assistance to veterans, dependents and widows in time of need. The Medina County Veterans Service Office is a state mandated agency dedicated to aiding Medina County Veterans during times of need.

Ohio Veteran's Services
The mission of Ohio Veteran's Services is to actively identify, connect with, and advocate for veterans & their families and make Ohio a place where past & present military want to call home.

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
VA's mission is to serve America's Veterans and their families with dignity and compassion and to be their principal advocate in ensuring that they receive medical care, benefits, social support, and lasting memorials promoting the health, welfare, and dignity of all Veterans in recognition of their service to this Nation.

Law Facts Pamphlets
The Ohio State Bar Association provides a series of general information for consumers on commonly encountered legal issues. Information specific to topics such as DNR orders - (legally recognized ways for you to give doctors and other health care providers instructions about the medical treatment you wish to receive or not receive) and Healthcare Power of Attorney and more are available through this public information resource.

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