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MaineHealth Care at Home Looks Back on 2018- and In the News!

January 04, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AND CONTINUOUS RELEASE

Contact: Mia Millefoglie, Vice President Development and Marketing

207-284-4566| mmillefoglie@mhcah.org

2018 was a resounding success for MaineHealth Care at Home. Through new programs, continued care, and community support we have brought hope and healing to over 26,000 patients.

For more information on our year and ways to support our cause, please see our 2018 Annual Report.

In addition to our annual report we are proud to present our Agency Video detailing the importance of home health and hospice services, as well as the wonderful efforts of our volunteer community:

We were fortunate to have Joy Hollowell, WABI5 reporter, include MHCAH in her segment on hospice care. See our dedicated hospice volunteers in action and learn more about our services by watching WABI5's feature, Hospice Helpers- Part One

Thank you and Happy New Year! 

 

About MaineHealth Care at Home
MaineHealth Care at Home is a 501c3 non-profit, fully-licensed organization that improved the health and quality to approximately 26,000 children and adults this past year. Its organizational mission is to help people be as healthy and independent as possible at home and in the community. MaineHealth Care at Home is a member of MaineHealth, not-for-profit system of leading high-quality healthcare providers. For more information on MaineHealth Care at Home, call 1-800-660-4867 or visit www.mainehealthcareathome.org. 

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