Tami Conley’s Story

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Hospice helped Tami care for her grandmother and mother, thanks to you Losing two family members in two years is hard for anyone. But when Tami Conley lost both her grandmother and her mother within two years, it was Mercy Health Hospice in Lima that helped the family get through a horrible time. “When my…

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Meet Juanita Hughes

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Juanita regained her mobility after a broken hip because you support rehabilitation services When Juanita Hughes broke her hip, she was able to get a leg up on her recovery with your help. She had surgery and then was in Mercy Health Marcum and Wallace Hospital for several weeks for recovery and rehabilitation. She’s back…

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Meet Janice Bush

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Janice gives because she feels Marcum and Wallace Hospital is one of the best things in Estill County Janice Bush has a very special reason for supporting Marcum and Wallace Hospital, one that happened many years ago on a wintery night. “I really came to appreciate the hospital very much when in the middle of…

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Janice Brewer’s Story

An elderly woman with white hair and glasses sits on a wooden swing in a garden.

Thanks to you, a new patio space at Marcum Wallace Hospital lifted Janice’s spirits during recovery It was Spring when Janice Brewer suffered a stroke—right in the prime blooming season of her flower gardens at home. While she recovered in the hospital, one comfort was that she was still able to enjoy being outside in…

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Meet Melody Slone

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You provided a way for Melody to keep her mind off being in the hospital: a library book cart Melody Slone spent a month and a half receiving antibiotics in Marcum and Wallace Hospital. While there, she watched television to pass the time, but mostly she missed being home. “The worst thing about being in…

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Sylvia Henderson’s Story

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Sylvia gives because she wants Marcum and Wallace to always be there for her family and others Mercy Health Marcum and Wallace Hospital has been an integral part of Sylvia Henderson’s life since it first opened in 1959. Her cousin delivered the first baby born there. She delivered her own son there a few years…

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Meet Arthur & Shonna

A man and woman stand outside on an autumn day.

The Ballards give to show appreciation for Marcum and Wallace Hospital and the staff there Mercy Health Marcum and Wallace Hospital has been a part of Arthur and Shonna Ballard’s lives since the very beginning. They were both born there. The Ballards see giving as part of their responsibility as citizens and as a way…

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Meet Don & Kathe

An elderly man and woman stand outside Willard Hospital.

Don and Kathe give because Mercy Health Willard Hospital is vital to their community Don and Kathe Graham have deep ties to the community, including being dedicated supporters of Mercy Health Willard Hospital. “Kathe went to high school in Willard, and I went in a neighboring community,” Don says. “When we started our own business…

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Meet Ronald & Jessica

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Rehab therapy here in Irvine helps Ronald overcome the effects of a stroke After Ronald Mullins survived a massive stroke, he and his wife, Jessica, knew he would need a lot of help to recover from the physical effects on his body and brain. Because of your support, Ronald is getting specialized therapy right within…

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Janet Dixon’s Story

An elderly woman sits next to a DEXA machine, which is a technology that screens for osteoporosis.

“Gold standard” medical technology helps Janet watch for signs of osteoporosis, thanks to you Janet Dixon has some of the risk factors for developing osteoporosis, a medical condition in which the bones become brittle and fragile. As a woman over 70 with a family history of the bone disease, she depends on the latest technology…

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