skip to Main Content
Please feel free to contact us with any questions, comments, or concerns you might have regarding hospice care and/or Ohio's Hospice of Miami County. You may do this online (click below) or by telephone 937.335.5191. Your inquiry or comments will be directed to the most appropriate hospice employee for a prompt response.

    Your Name (required)

    Your Email (required)

    Your Message

    Please enter the code below to proceed.


    Concerns/Suggestions Your concerns and suggestions are always important to us and can be communicated to our clinical management by contacting: Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County 550 Summit Ave., Suite 101 P.O. Box 502 Troy, OH 45373 Phone: 937.335.5191 If we fail to satisfy your questions or concerns, you can also contact the following sources: The Office of Quality and Patient Safety One Renaissance Boulevard Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181 E-mail: Fax: 630.792.5636

    Volunteer Shares Heartfelt Gifts with Others

    On Valentines’ Day and everyday, 90-year old Troy native Judy Walker shares her heart with others, including creating special gifts for our hospice patients. Judy started creating aromatherapy pillows for our patients  when she became connected with Krissy McKim-Barker, volunteer coordinator at Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County. “We were introduced three years ago, and brainstormed together on what might best fit into her schedule and area of expertise,” Krissy said. “The aromatherapy pillows seemed to be the perfect match, and she’s been sewing those ever since!”

    Since Judy started the project, it is estimated that she has contributed 600 pillows to our organization. Essential oils are dropped onto the pillows. Patients  benefit from the scent of the oils that allow them to relax and enhances their physical, emotional and spiritual well-being.

    “Our patients so enjoy the end result of Judy’s hard work. Aromatherapy is proven to help calm and soothe patients,” Krissy said.

    Judy has enlisted her brother, Bill Roop, into projects by having him drive her to the store to select sewing material. Judy started sewing when she was just six years old. She recalls creating her own dresses by hand. She eventually started sewing projects for others.

    “Judy is an inspiration,” Krissy said. “I am privileged to work with Judy. It is such a blessing to know that people like Judy serving our patients.”

    We thank Judy for her kindness and are honored to have her support. There are lots of ways people can volunteer and support the mission of Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County. If you are interested in volunteering learn more by clicking here.



    This Post Has 0 Comments

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *