Hearts Broken But Held Lovingly

By Kara Ulasewicz-Travis, President/CEO, Mountain Valley Hospice Abi was sick. Friends would visit and say, “Wow. She’s really thin.” We did x-rays and blood tests and biopsies. I tried to hug it out of her.  I prayed.  It bought us a few months. She stopped swimming...

Journey of a Hospice Nurse

The Journey of a Hospice Nurse By Robin Jusenius, RN; Mountain Valley Hospice Senior Case Manager (From a speech Robin delivered at the presentation of her 20-year service award at the MVH Academy Awards on May 3, 2019) My Hospice journey began in October of 1998 when...

The Art of Saving Souls

By Kara Ulasewicz-Travis, President/CEO, Mountain Valley Hospice When I arrived at Mountain Valley Hospice and the Nancy Dowd Hospice Home campus in June of 2017 as the newest team member, one of the first things I asked the staff was why there weren’t defibrillators...

Charity Cup Regatta for Hospice 2018

About MVH History of Caring Team MVH Board of Directors MVH Foundation Board Annual Report Employment Opportunities Saturday, July 14, 2018 Morning – Afternoon – Evening Charity Cup National Sailing Qualifier – Mayfield Yacht Club Canoe & Kayak Poker Run –...

Charity Cup Regatta for Hospice 2019

About MVH History of Caring Team MVH Board of Directors MVH Foundation Board Annual Report Employment Opportunities Saturday, July 27, 2019 Morning – Afternoon – Evening Charity Cup National Sailing Qualifier – Mayfield Yacht Club Canoe & Kayak Poker Run –...