Category Archives: News

Signature Elder Life and Health Carnival featured on 1120 KPNW-AM

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Our amazing intern at Signature Eugene, Katie Wright, was interviewed this morning on Wake Up Call with Holloway and Lundun, a morning news talk show on Eugene’s 1120 KPNW-AM. Katie spoke about the upcoming Signature Services Elder Life & Health Carnival, her passion for helping others and many other topics. Give it a listen and we’re looking forward to seeing each of you at the Carnival this Saturday! Click Play to listen to the full interview!

A closer look at the man behind the friendly waves at Avamere at Seaside

If you have traveled along U.S. Highway 101 in south Seaside any time during the past few months, chances are you’ve caught a glimpse of Gary Lewis doing one of his favorite pastimes: Smiling and waving at passersby, or perhaps soliciting a honk from a fleeting truck. On dry days, the 69-year-old resident of Avamere at Seaside – formerly Necanicum Village Senior Living before its recent acquisition by the Avamere Family of Companies – frequents the sidewalk in front of the facility, trying to brighten the days of those he sees. [Read full article]

Signature Life & Health Carnival is the Largest Educational and Interactive Event in Eugene where Seniors can Learn About Critical Services for Healthy Aging

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Over 50 vendors will have interactive displays and events for carnival attendees to gain knowledge about critical local services designed to help boomers and seniors navigate the sometimes complicated aging process. Eugene, Oregon – The first annual Signature Life & Health Carnival, which takes place on April 25th at the Lane Events Center, aims to educate attendees about aging gracefully while having fun. “We are so excited to bring more awareness to all the great services for the elderly community in Eugene,” says Sue Ellison, Community Outreach Specialist for Signature. “Each of the vendors we have invited to attend the … Continue reading

Signature Home Health of Medford Receives National Accreditation to Provide Hospice Services

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The Home Health Agency has Demonstrated A Commitment To Providing Quality Care and Services To Clients Through Compliance With ACHC’s Nationally Recognized Standards for Accreditation of Hospice Services. Medford, Oregon – The Medford branch of Signature Hospice, Home Health, Home Care earned full certification from the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) to provide hospice services to Rogue Valley residents. “Signature’s quality improvement, patient satisfaction and reputation have earned us continued growth,” says Bob Thomas, President of Signature Hospice, Home Health, Home Care. “By achieving hospice accreditation in Medford, we can now offer those we serve a full continuum of … Continue reading

Signature Home Health of Bellevue Receives Perfect Survey Results from Washington Department of Health

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Bellevue Home Health Agency Earns State Surveyors Trust in Operations and Reaffirms its Commitment to Quality Patient Outcomes Bellevue, Washington – Signature Home Health, a Bellevue, WA provider of home health services for persons in their home or home setting, earned perfect survey results from the State of Washington Department of Health (DOH). The random survey is conducted by DOH representatives in accordance with strict guidelines administered by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to ensure agency compliance. “Receiving deficiency-free survey results says a lot about our Bellevue Home Health team and their dedication to our mission of enhancing … Continue reading

Signature Hospice, Home Health, Home Care Adds Two Key Leaders to Management Team

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Signature Hospice, Home Health, Home Care is excited to announce the addition of two new leaders to its management team. Timothy Shatzel takes on the role of Vice President of Regional Operations and Britagne Richey, LPN, CDDTS, c.CPHQ, as a Regional Director of Clinical Operations. “I’m excited to have Tim and Britagne join our team,” says Bob Thomas, PT, and President of Signature. “They each bring a wealth of knowledge and insight from their long careers as leaders in various sectors of health care. Each will play a significant role in helping Signature continue its commitment to quality care and … Continue reading

Light Up A Life — Honoring Loved Ones, Living or Deceased

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During this past holiday season, the Signature XL Hospice offices in Idaho took part in a wonderful state-wide event called Light Up a Life. Started in 2013, this special event is a way to celebrate and honor the lives of loved ones, living or deceased. “Surrounded by community members who have experienced loss, attendees wrote their loved ones name and a message on a paper sky lantern then released it into the night sky,” says Sheryl Ford, Social Worker and Bereavement Coordinator. “Everyone commented on the personal significance of the event and how beautiful the sky lanterns were as they … Continue reading