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A Time of Remembrance

Please join us for a memorial candle lighting ceremony to honor the memory of those whom we have loved and who have died. All programs begin at 7:00pm and last about one hour.  Refreshments will be served.

  • Thursday, Dec 4- Horan & McConaty, 3020 Federal Blvd.
  • Monday, Dec 8- Horan & McConaty, 1091 S. Colorado Blvd.
  • Tuesday, Dec 9- Horan & McConaty, 5303 E. County Line Rd
  • Thursday, Dec 11- Horan & McConaty, 9998 Grant Street
  • Monday, Dec 15- Horan & McConaty, 3101 S. Wadsworth
  • Tuesday, Dec 16- Horan & McConaty 3201 S. Parker Rd. (Heartlight Center)
  • Thursday, Dec 18- Horan & McConaty 7577 W. 80th Ave.

All are welcome and there is no cost for this program.

Please RSVP to jmcbride@horancares or call 303-745-1771 x342 as to the number of people and which evening you wish to attend.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Back by Popular Demand- Preplanning Lunch and Dinner Events

You are invited!  The Horan & McConaty Staff is speaking and answering questions about the important topic of advance funeral and/or cremation pre-planning.

Join us for lunch or dinner at any of the below locations. Come for the food and stay for Horan & McCoanty’s presentation on what you can do in advance. Planning in advance is the best way to ensure you “Leave Well.” It’s easier than you think and we can help you get started. Our staff is specially selected and trained to help you and your loved ones through planning a final farewell.

RSVP’s appreciated as space is limited.  Please call 303.743.8804 to register for the date and time that works best for you.

Tuesday, July 22
Wadsworth Maps/Directions
Noon and 6:00p.m.

Wednesday, July 23
Federal Maps/Directions
Noon and 6:00p.m.

Thursday, July 24
East Dartmouth (HeartLight Center)  Maps/Directions
Noon and 6:00p.m.

Have Lunch or Dinner on Us

Back by Popular Demand!   The Horan & McConaty Staff is once again speaking and answering questions about the important topic of advance funeral and/or cremation pre-planning.

Pizza, salad, beverages and dessert will be served.

Join us for lunch or dinner at any of the below locations. Come for the food and stay for Horan & McCoanty’s presentation on what you can do in advance. Planning in advance is the best way to ensure you “Leave Well.” It’s easier than you think and we can help you get started. Our staff is specially selected and trained to help you and your loved ones through
planning a final farewell.

Visit our event page at http://www.eventbrite.com/org/4987037597 or call one of the numbers listed below to register for the date and time that works best for you.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 – RSVP’s appreciated to Lisa (303) 327-7220
Arvada Maps/Directions
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p. m.
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 – RSVP’s appreciated to Janice (303) 280-4688
Thornton Maps/Directions
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p. m.
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 7, 2013 – RSVP’s appreciated to Amy (303) 986-9615

Lakewood Maps/Directions
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p. m.
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Friday, November 8, 2013 – RSVP’s appreciated to Christine (303) 221-0030
Centennial Maps/Directions
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p. m.
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

 

Reserve Your Spot for Great Food and Insight into Pre-Planning

The Horan & McConaty Staff is speaking and answering questions about the important topic of advance funeral and/or cremation pre-planning.

Pizza, salad, beverages and dessert will be served.

Join us for lunch or dinner at either of the two below locations. Come for the food and stay for Horan & McCoanty’s presentation on what you can do in advance!

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 – RSVP’s appreciated to Janice (303) 280-4688
Thornton Maps/Directions
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p. m.
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 – RSVP’s appreciated to Lisa (303) 327-7220
Arvada Maps/Directions
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p. m.
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

 

 

April Caregiver Award Winner


Horan & McConaty HospiceDebbie Summers, RN with Halcyon Hospice is this month’s winner of the Hospice Caregiver Award, presented by Horan & McConaty.

“Debbie Summers is a phenomenal hospice nurse who works tirelessly to provide compassionate care for all of her patients.  She is dedicated, knowledgeable and thorough in her attention to detail.  I have had the pleasure of being part of care coordination meetings where Debbie is the RN Case Manager and I am always impressed.  She has such a gentle-natured way about her and relates so naturally with patients and families.

Debbie is the epitome of what a hospice nurse encompasses.  There should be many more people/nurses like her!”, stated Meredith Baldwin the Community Liason for Halcyon Hospice.

Thank you Debbie for your dedication.

Each winner will receive a gift card that can be used for whatever the recipient decides and an award.

At the end of twelve months the review committee will select the Caregiver of the Year to be revealed at a banquet honoring the twelve finalists. The Caregiver of the Year will win a trip for two within Colorado.

Do you know a Caregiver? Nominate them today!

Heartlight Event, “It’s All About Love..Inspiring Hope!”

Congratulations to the HeartLight Center for the outpouring of support for their annual event, “It’s All About Love…Inspiring Hope”.  The evening was a big success! See Photos.

This year’s event honored 4 community members who are bringing help and hope to our community in outstanding ways.

Carole O’Shea, Coordinator of the Victim Services Unit of the Aurora Police Department; Dan Georgopoulos, Founder of Hands of The Carpenter; George (Skip) Noe, Aurora City Manager; Jennifer McBride, President and Co-founder of HeartLight Center.

Learn more about the HeartLight Center, dedicate to providing affordable grief support and education for adults in our community who are experiencing the pain and sorrow following the death of a loved one.

March Caregiver Award Winner

Will Reller of Gentiva Hospice receives award after being nominated by Jan Cico, Office Manager at Gentiva Hospice.

Pictured: Daren Forbes Horan & McConaty VP/COO, Will Reller Chaplain Gentiva Hospice, Jan Cico Office Manager Gentiva Hospice, Jennifer McBride VP Grief Support Horan & McConaty

“Will Reller is never too busy for anyone. He goes above and beyond when there is a need. He is very easy to talk to; he is a good listener and has good advice. He has a wonderful reputation in the facilities and is sought out by his peers as well. He is mild mannered and has a wonderful calming sense about him. Will is always ready and willing to do Memorial Services, attends funerals, is a wonderful spiritual counselor, and always has our patient’s best interest at heart. Always smiles and goes the extra mile for everyone”, said Jan in her nomination.

Congratulations Will! Thank you for your kind and uplifting devotion to your colleagues and patients.

February Caregiver Award Winner

Shalom Hospice Jolain GrafWe are honored to award our February 2013 Hospice Caregiver Award to Margaret Hapeman with Shalom Hospice.

Margaret was nominated by Jolain Graf, Chaplain & Assistant Director at Shalom Hospice.

“We enthusiastically recommend Margaret Hapeman for the Hospice Caregiver Award. Margaret tends to all her patients with heart, mind and soul. She goes the extra mile, paying attention to the small things that make patients happy. She has stopped to pick up a soft drink, hamburger or shake to share with one of her patients. Margaret also takes care of the staff in the facilities she serves. She bakes cookies for holidays and takes them out for a special treat. Margaret is clinically strong, a true patient advocate, supportive of the nurses who work with her, and shares her delightful sense of humor with all she meets.

Margaret works in the community.  She has Lowry Park where she cares for a lot of Medicaid folks.  Her heart is in caring for people who do not have anyone or who have special needs.  She has had several deaf patients and some who barely survive.  She is great with men who need someone to give them a “bad time” so they trust her.  She is fun!”, said Jolain in her nomination.

Congratulations Margaret.  Thank you for your caring devotion, joyful spirit and kindness to the community!

Hospice Caregiver Award Winner

We are pleased to announce our first Caregiver winner.  Each month we will select one Caregiver to honor based upon a review of nominations received from peers, friends, patients and their families, and others who feel a particular person excels in her or his profession. The monthly winner will receive a gift card that can be used for whatever the recipient decides and an award.

Congratulation to our January 2013 winner Leslie Abbott, a nurse with The Denver Hospice.

January 2013 winner Leslie Abbott, a nurse with The Denver Hospice.

Pictured: John Horan, President Horan & McConaty, Leslie Abbott, a nurse with The Denver Hospice, Judi Pring, Executive Director at Sunrise Senior Living at Pinehurst and Jennifer McBride, MA, FT, DM VP Horan & McConaty

Here are a few words from Judi Pring, Executive Director at Sunrise Senior Living at Pinehurst about why she nominated Leslie. “She is compassionate, knowledgeable and professional. When families are struggling with the dying process, Leslie has a way of putting them at ease through her presence and her vast knowledge. I really appreciate Leslie’s understanding of the Alzheimer’s disease process and the impacts of dementia on a person and on families. She is an expert with this population and understands the unspoken needs of these residents. She displays an extra measure of compassion to families as they deal with their struggles watching a loved one suffer from this disease. If I had to choose a hospice care provider for my own family, I would not hesitate in choosing Leslie. “, says Pring.

Thank you Leslie for all you do for patients and families, your fellow caregivers, and our community!

Watch for our next winner.

To nominate a caregiver go to www.sacred-transitions.com

Caregiver Event: Exploring Ten Touchstones for Caring for the Mourner

We are pleased to sponsor a caregiver event entitled Caregiver Event: Exploring Ten Touchstones for Caring for the Mourner. The speaker will be Dr. Alan D. Wolfelt.

This event will be held on November 16, 2012 from 9-3:30 at the Horan & McConaty Centennial location (5303 E. County Line Rd., at Holly Street). It includes lunch and a certificate of participation. There is a $35 fee to attend this event.

Please view or download the flyer below for more information.

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