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Bridge offering children’s “Holiday Memories” grief support group

Please RSVP by Dec. 3

Bridge Home Health and Hospice is offering "Holiday Memories" grief support program for children ages six to 12 who have lost a loved one, allowing them to remember those who have passed in a healthy setting.

This event will be held on Monday, Dec. 10, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Marathon Auditorium at Blanchard Valley Hospital, located at 1900 S. Main St., Findlay.

Holiday Memories is being offered through Bridge's Group S.T.A.R. (Special Times, Always Remembered). Dinner will be provided for the children and RSVP is required by Dec. 3.

“Facing the Holidays After a Loss"

Presentation part of the “Living Through Loss” Series at Blanchard Valley Hospital

The third presentation of the “Living through Loss” series will be held on Monday, Nov. 19, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and titled “Facing the Holidays After a Loss.” This presentation will take place in the Marathon Auditorium at Blanchard Valley Hospital located at 1900 South Main Street in Findlay.

“Facing the Holidays After a Loss” will focus on how the bereaved can navigate the holiday season while enduring the pain of losing a loved one. Theresa Scherger, social worker at Bridge Home Health and Hospice, a division of Blanchard Valley Health System, will be presenting with an opportunity for discussion to follow.

Weekend doctor: The benefits of pet therapy

Beneficial for people of all ages

Healther Schalk
Volunteer Coordinator
Blanchard Valley Hospital Auxiliary

Many of us consider our pets as family members. They are usually loving creatures who are great at lending an ear and keeping us company. But pets offer more benefits to our health than simply being good companions. Pets that are trained to be therapy animals have been scientifically proven to provide physical and mental benefits to owners and patients.

Blanchard Valley Hospital named one of 100 Great Community Hospitals

In Becker’s Hospital 2018 Review

Blanchard Valley Hospital is proud to announce that it has been named one of Becker's Hospital Review's "100 Great Community Hospitals" in the United States. This is the fourth time that the organization has received this distinction.

This award comes on the heels of BVH being named among the nation's 100 Top Hospitals for the sixth time by IBM Watson Health, a leading provider of data-driven analytics and solutions to improve the cost and quality of health care.

Weekend Doctor: Two types of mammograms - screening and diagnostic

X-rays that help providers detect abnormalities or changes

By Tanna Pate
Mammography Supervisor
EasternWoods Women & Children’s Center

“Living with Chronic Back Pain” presentation Nov. 6

Blanchard Valley Hospital (BVH) will host “Living with Chronic Back Pain,” part of the “Live and Learn” series, to educate the community about methods of coping with chronic back pain. 

This event will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 6 from 12 to 1 p.m. in the Marathon Auditorium of BVH and led by Becky Alexander, physical therapist from The Julie A. Cole Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine and John Ogden, MD, neurosurgeon from Neurosurgical Associates of Northwest Ohio. 

A boxed lunch will be provided and seating is limited. RSVP is required by Tuesday, Oct. 30, and can be made by calling 419-423-5551 or emailing events