Author Archives: Abby McMaude

HOMW Promoted to THREE Stars with National Vet Program

Hospice of the Midwest was promoted to level three status within the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s We Honor Veterans program. The national program aims to improve the care received by veterans from hospice and palliative care providers. The program provides four levels of recognition to organizations that demonstrate a commitment to improving care […]

Hospice Experience: The Iowa Farmer’s Wife

If you knew Grandma Neva, you had a seat in her kitchen. The Iowa Farmer’s Wife, known for her homemade bread, had a heart for hospitality. UPS workers timed their deliveries around lunchtime, and “if you hit cocktail hour, you’d be offered a cold margarita,” laughs Neva’s Daughter-in-Law, Kelly Jo.   Neva had always been […]

Iowa Passion in Hospice Care

“Do something that you are passionate about, something that you want to do day-in and day-out to make a difference,” says Lynnea Andersen, Executive Director for Hospice of the Midwest. Lynnea is a social worker who has enjoyed her work in hospice care since 1998. Why did you choose hospice/home care? Lynnea Andersen: I wanted […]

Serving Iowa: Hospice with Quality & Compassionate Care

Serving Iowa with quality and compassionate care, our hospice team provides a professional, proactive approach to end-of-life care. At Hospice of the Midwest, we strive to advocate for patients families and caregivers by providing the best hospice experience. We serve counties: Greene, Boone, Story, Marshall, Guthrie, Dallas, Polk, Jasper, and Warren. Experts in our field. […]