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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

Read our 2023 Community Guide and Annual Report

Please take a minute to look through our Annual Report and Community Guide. Read articles on a wide range of topics: learn why Serenity is one of the few area hospices willing to provide pediatric care, discover the personal story behind what originally inspired Nancy Tracy, our beloved Community Relations ...read more

Read our Holiday Newsletter

Please read the Serenity Holiday Newsletter and learn about some of the amazing and inspiring ways that passionate volunteers are supporting our mission! Click here to read.

Read our Summer Newsletter

Click the image above to read our latest Summer Newsletter and learn all about what is happening here at Serenity... from the Spirit Nurse Initiative that is enhancing our patient care in the Serenity Home to the new Virtual Reality Equipment that is enriching our patients' lives. Please explore and discover how we ...read more

Serenity Home Lifts All Restrictions

Just like all healthcare organizations, Serenity Hospice and Home has faced a difficult couple of years navigating the challenges of the pandemic. While many organizations at some point or another chose to close their doors completely to visitors in order to mitigate risk of infection, the Serenity Home, with certain ...read more

Patient’s Daughter Gives Serenity Staff a Meaningful Gift

  When Judy Miller became a patient at Serenity, she requested Abby Green as her CNA. Abby had been her CNA at Pinecrest five years ago and Judy still remembered her fondly. Abby went above and beyond to provide the same memorable care she gave her years earlier. She massaged her ...read more

The Serenity Home: God’s Waiting Room to Heaven

  When Reverend Dave Rogula began as a volunteer Chaplain for Serenity Hospice over eight years ago, two weeks later, his mom became a patient. Before dying a peaceful death at the Serenity Home, she told Dave how much she loved being in "God's waiting room to heaven." Dave still refers ...read more

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