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Story: Four sisters say Topeka Celebration Walk gives them chance to bond while remembering parents [Samantha Foster, Topeka Capital-Journal, 5.12.17]

Story: Celebration of life and family at annual Midland Care Walk [WIBW, 5.12.17]

Press Release: Wayne Basso Named Honorary Chair for Midland Care Celebration Walk [4.19.17]

Story: Local non-profit holds celebration for program saving the lives of senior citizens [WIBW, 3.3.17]

Story: Shawnee County Operation Red File celebrates first anniversary [Topeka Capital-Journal, 3.3.17] 

Story: Midland Care buys building on USD 501’s Kanza property for PACE program [Angela Deines, Topeka Capital-Journal, 2.2.17]

Story: First public Death Cafe Topeka draws 30 people to discuss mortality [Katie Moore, Topeka Capital-Journal, 1.29.17] 

Editorial: Collaboration helps local nonprofits flourish [Editorial Board, Topeka Capital-Journal, 1.8.17] 

2016 News

Story: Midland Care and Meals on Wheels merging administration [Natalie Otto, WIBW, 12.30.16]

Story: Topeka’s Midland Care, Meals on Wheels to merge management functions [Morgan Chilson, Topeka Capital-Journal, 12.30.16]

Press Release: Midland Care and Meals on Wheels Join Forces [12.30.16]

Story: Coping with Grief over the Holidays [Ralph Hipp, WIBW, 12.28.16]

Story: Local Girl Scouts take part in Midland Care’s Kindness Challenge [Katie Moore, Topeka Capital-Journal, 11.29.16]

Story: Midland Care cookbook features recipes submitted in remembrance of loved ones [Katie Moore, Topeka Capital-Journal, 11.26.16]

Story: Volunteer Topeka: Hospice volunteer gives comfort to dying patients [Topeka Capital-Journal, 11.23.16]

Editorial: Hospice and palliative care providers do essential work [Topeka Capital-Journal, 11.11.16]

Press Release: PACE Program Expands to Wyandotte County [9.19.16]

Story: Hearts of Hope Camp [Daniela Leon, WIBW-TV, 9.11.16]

Story: New Building Allows Expansion of Bereavement Programs [Morgan Chilson, Topeka Capital-Journal, 7.19.16]

Story: Midland Care Connection Opens New Grief Counseling Center [Ryan Ogle, 580 WIBW News, 7.19.16]

Press Release: Midland Care Starts New Groups to Support Grieving Adults [7.19.16]

Story: Midland Care's Celebration Walk raises more than $94K [Katie Moore, Topeka Capital-Journal, 6.23.16]

Story: Midland Care Celebration Walk brings in record numbers [Kion Hudson, WIBW, 6.23.16]

Press Release: Midland Care Announces Total Raised and Top Fundraisers from 2016 Celebration Walk [6.23.16]

Story: JCPenney and Midland Care team up to pamper senior citizens [6News Lawrence, 6.15.16]

Story: Workplace Grief: 5 things you need to know [Midland Care's Suz McIver writing for TK – Topeka's Business Magazine, Summer 2016]

Story: Midland Care celebrates patients' lives with release of butterflies [Luke Ranker, Topeka Capital-Journal, 5.13.16]

Story: Midland Care celebrates life in Friday's Celebration Walk [Ralph Hipp, WIBW, 5.11.16]

Press Release: Dan Foltz Named Honorary Chair for Midland Care Celebration Walk [4.13.16]

Story: Midland Care grabs their pom poms, cheers on supporters at Celebration Walk Kickoff Breakfast [Lindsay Sax, WIBW, 3.31.16]

Press Release: Midland Care Announces Date for 20th Annual Celebration Walk [3.22.16]

Story: Customers receive free doughnuts in Midland Care pay-it-forward kindness campaign [Steve Fry, Topeka Capital-Journal, 3.19.16]

Story: Personal experiences keep Midland Care's leader in touch with mission [Morgan Chilson, Topeka Capital-Journal, 3.11.16]

Story: Midland Care encourages staff to pay it forward with a little act of kindness [WIBW, 3.8.16]

Press Release: Midland Care Surprises Community, Employees with Kindness Challenge [3.8.16]

Story: Unexpected at the Office: Random Acts of Kindness in the Workplace [Midland Care's Laura Burton writing for TK – Topeka's Business Magazine Blog, 3.1.16] 

Story: Amateur chocolatiers compete at Chocolate Fantasy fundraiser [Samantha Foster, Topeka Capital-Journal, 2.13.16]

Press Release: Midland Care Programs Receive CHAP Accreditation [2.9.16]

Story: Taking a team approach, Midland Care opens clinic to provide palliative care [Morgan Chilson, Topeka Capital-Journal, 1.31.16]

Story: Chronic illness patients have a new ally in the fight to feel better [Lindsay Sax, WIBW, 1.20.16]

Press Release: Midland Care Opens New Palliative Care Clinic [1.20.16]

Photo Slideshow: Zumba for Midland Care [Keith Horinek, Topeka Capital-Journal 1.15.16]

2015 News

Story: Midland Care to host remembrance events next weekend [Topeka Capital-Journal, 12.5.15]

Press Release: Midland Care Memory Tree to Honor Loved Ones, Raise Funds [12.1.15]

Story: Congresswoman Jenkins tours Midland Hospice Care [Lindsay Sax, WIBW, 11.10.15]

Story: Caregiving a full-time job for Topeka woman [Katie Moore, Topeka Capital-Journal, 11.9.15]

Story: Midland Care brings PACE program to Lyon County [Kerri Jackson, Emporia Gazette, 11.2.15]

Press Release: 
Midland Care Empowers Women to Become Healthy, Wealthy and Wise [10.29.15]

Story: For end-stage cancer patients, hospice can ease final transition [Mackenzie Clark, Lawrence-Journal World, 10.13.15]

Story: At grief camp, kids and teens support each other in coping with loss [Samantha Foster, Topeka Capital-Journal, 10.10.15]

Story: Helping Kids Cope with Loss [Amanda Lanum, Moms Everyday WIBW, 9.28.15]

Story: Midland Care seeking volunteers for complementary therapies in hospice [Megan Hart, Topeka Capital-Journal, 9.6.15]

Press Release: Midland Care Hospice Launches Complementary Therapies Initiative [9.1.15]

Press Release: Midland Care at Linnwood Park Achieves Deficiency-Free Survey [8.28.15]

Press Release: Midland Care Announces Total Raised at 2015 Celebration Walk [7.29.15]

Story: Medicare patients now can receive hospice, curative treatment at once, Midland Care one of 140 agencies piloting the idea [Megan Hart, Topeka Capital-Journal 7.26.15]

Press Release: Midland Care selected to participate in the Medicare Care Choices Model [7.20.15]

Story: Death and dying: Expanding palliative care, KU Hospital, Topeka nonprofit lead efforts to promote patient comfort [Mike Shields, Kansas Health Institute News Service 7.8.15]

Story: Midland Care seeks volunteers for camps supporting grieving kids, teens [Samantha Foster, Topeka Capital-Journal 7.4.15]

Press Release: Midland Care Announces Child and Teen Grief Camps, Seeks Volunteers [6.30.15]

Photo Slideshow: Heroes for Hospice 5K [Steve Yates, Mingle 6.13.15]

Story: Families celebrate lives of loved ones at Midland's Celebration Walk [Samantha Foster, Topeka Capital-Journal 5.8.15]

Midland Care Hospice Hosts Celebration Walk [WIBW 5.8.15]

Photo Slideshow: Zumba for Midland Care [Keith Horinek, Topeka Capital-Journal 5.1.15]

Press Release: EZ Pieces Announced as 2015 Celebration Walk Headliner [5.1.15]

Story: Midland Care Urges Families to Celebrate the Dash of Life [Samantha Foster, Topeka Capital-Journal 4.12.15]

Press Release: 
Midland Care Invites Community to Annual Fundraiser [4.7.15]

Story: Celebration of Life Gets Underway for Midland Care [WIBW - 3.26.15]

Press Release: Midland Care Kicks Off Fundraising Effort [3.26.15]

Story: Midland Care Names Jim Ogle to Chair Annual Event [WIBW - 3.12.15]

Press Release: Jim Ogle Named Honorary Chair for Midland Care Celebration Walk [3.12.15]

Press Release: Midland Care Launches Pillowcase Project to Support Grieving Children [3.10.15]

Article: Extreme cold warrants special care for elderly, those in need [Rick Dean, Topeka Capital-Journal - 1.6.15]

Story: Homeless and elderly particularly vulnerable to NE Kansas cold [Kansas First News - 1.6.15]

Press Release: Midland Care Encourages Residents to Check on Elderly Neighbors in Extreme Cold [1.6.15]

2014 News

Article: Memory Tree Ceremonies Help Families Remember Lost Ones During the Holidays [Aly Van Dyke, Topeka Capital-Journal - 12.14.14]

Story: Memory Tree Lights Up For Lost Loved Ones [WIBW - 12.14.14]

Story: Midland Care Memory Tree to honor loved ones, raise funds [Kansas First News - 12.14.14]

Article: Topeka secondhand stores seeing more holiday shoppers [Angela Deines, Topeka Capital-Journal - 12.13.14]

Press Release: Midland Care Memory Tree to Honor Loved Ones, Raise Funds [12.2.14]

Article: PACE to Expand into Lyon, Nemaha, Marshall Counties [Rick Dean, Topeka Capital-Journal - 11.25.14]

Article: Midland Care PACE Expands to Lyon, Marshall, Nemaha Counties [KNDY Radio - 11.25.14]

Press Release: Midland Care PACE Expands to Lyon, Marshall, Nemaha Counties [11.25.14]

Press Release: Midland Care Receives Sunflower Foundation Grant [11.17.14]

Article: Foundation receives philanthropy award [Phil Anderson, Topeka Capital-Journal - 11.13.14]

Press Release: Things Get Hairy at Midland Care – for a Good Cause [10.22.14]

Press Release: Midland Care Promotes Recycling, Resources for Seniors with Project Tread [10.15.14]

Press Release: Midland Care Launches Grain for Good [10.7.14]

Story: Miniature horse brings smiles to the faces of Lawrence seniors [6 News Lawrence - 7.24.14]

Press Release: More Seniors Seeking Information about Aging at Home [5.23.14]

Press Release: Friday’s Midland Care Celebration Walk to Celebrate Community, Life [5.5.14]

Article: Managed care program for elderly to expand in Kansas [Dave Ranney, KHI News Service - 4.14.14]

Article: Program alternative to nursing home care expands in Kansas [Associated Press, Topeka Capital-Journal - 4.9.14]

2013 News

Article: Husband credits symptom management team for extending wife's life [Megan Hart, Topeka Capital-Journal - 5.28.13]

Article: PACE offers alternative health care plan for the elderly [Jan Biles, Topeka Capital-Journal - 2.3.13]


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