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Serenity Receives 2024 Honors Elite Award

Oregon, IL — Serenity Hospice & Home has been named a 2024 Hospice CAHPS Honors Elite Award recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst, a leading provider of CAHPS and bereavement survey programs for home health and hospice agencies. This prestigious annual review recognizes agencies that continuously go above and beyond in providing high-quality ...read more

Garden Luncheon 2024: A Beautiful Gathering

A full crowd of supporters gathered on May 11, 2024, at Stronghold Center to enjoy a lively event with auctions and a flavorful meal. The theme, "Pansies and Polka Dots," sprang alive throughout the event space, from participants showing off their polka dots to the numerous flowers highlighting the event. ...read more

The Serenity Shed: Retreat, Care, Support and Crafts

Bereavement Team Leads New Retreat The Serenity Bereavement Team is celebrating the success of our first-ever, Hope & Healing Retreat. This initial endeavor was planned for grieving moms. Five women attended, each from a different community. Each mom received a gift bag of small trinkets, as well as a Serenity prayer ...read more

Art Dash Raises Over $30,000 For Serenity

It was more than a dash of art for an event that sold out just weeks after tickets were available. Serenity Hospice & Home is thankful to the 237 people who participated in the third annual Art Dash fundraiser at the River’s Edge Experience on April 10, 2024, in Oregon, ...read more

Art Dash 2024 Gallery

Art Dash 2024 on April 10 was an amazing event full of incredible art, delicious food to snack on, great friends new and old, and a fun time to dash or spectate. Thank you to everyone who attended and volunteered. We are very grateful to Karen Virnoche and James Brown ...read more

Welcome Dr. Plescia!

At Serenity Hospice and Home, we are delighted to introduce our new Medical Director, Dr. John Plescia. A familiar name in the Mt. Morris-Oregon area, Dr. Plescia has been a beacon of compassionate care since joining our team in the fall of 2023. His professional journey has seen him in ...read more

Spring 2024 Community Guide

Celebrate 40 years of hospice service throughout the communities that Serenity serves! We invite you to read Serenity's Community Guide and annual report to learn more about the caring and important services of Serenity Hospice & Home. Click here to view the Community Guide online... Featuring: Message from CEO, Lynn Knodle. Awards and ...read more

Read our Holiday Newsletter

  In winter’s silent embrace, the world glistens outside, coated in ice and the fleeting beauty of freshly fallen snow. The evergreen trees stand graceful and proud, unaffected by the bitter cold. I see them as metaphorically similar to hospice—their enduring foliage symbolizing the unending nature of compassion that defines the ...read more

Serenity has a prestigious 5-star rating!

  Serenity Hospice & Home is one of only 5 hospices in the entire state of Illinois to receive a 5-Star Rating on the Family Caregiver Survey through CMS! We are the only hospice in our service area who received a 5-Star Rating. You can access this information by clicking on ...read more