Hospice Center to Open in Mishawaka

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Officials are set to cut the ribbon today on a more than $7 million palliative care facility in Mishawaka. Center for Hospice Care Inc.'s new campus includes office space for more than 60 employees and age-specific treatment facilities. You can read more about the design by clicking here.

The project is part of a proposed revitalization of the city's Central Park.

Plans include an extension of the city's Riverwalk.

August 20, 2013

News Release

MISHAWAKA, Ind. - On Tuesday, August 20, The Hospice Foundation and Center for Hospice Care are hosting an official ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Center for Hospice Care Mishawaka Campus. Don Schumacher, President & CEO of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, will be speaking at this event.

The official ribbon cutting ceremony is at 4:00 p.m. with a public open house immediately following until 5:30 p.m. All events take place at Center for Hospice Care Mishawaka Campus, 501 Comfort Place (along the river with access to parking off of Cedar Street).

CHC's new campus is on the northern banks of the St. Joseph River, nestled between Central Park and Cedar Street, with the physical address of 501 Comfort Place. The campus is scheduled to be completed in three phases. The first phase includes two buildings, which house administrative offices for CHC, the Life Transition Center (providing bereavement services to anyone who has lost a significant loved one) and Hospice Foundation offices. The buildings replace office space previously leased at various locations in Mishawaka. Phase II will house CHC medical staff and a Hospice House and will be built as soon as funds are raised.

The new campus emerged through a public-private partnership between the Hospice Foundation and the City of Mishawaka; it was in the planning phases for more than three years.

Schedule at a Glance

4:00 p.m. Ribbon Cutting

4:30 p.m. Open House

5:30 p.m. Event ends

For more information, contact Lisa Douglass at DouglassL@centerforhospice.org or 574.243.3119.

Center for Hospice Care is a premier not-for-profit, community-based agency improving the quality of living through hospice, home health, grief counseling, and community education. With offices in South Bend, Plymouth, Elkhart, and Mishawaka,Center for Hospice Care serves St. Joseph, Marshall, Elkhart, Fulton, Kosciusko, LaGrange, LaPorte and Starke Counties.

Source: Center for Hospice Care Inc.