Lindsey Lutzwick

Bismarck Native Excited to Serve Patients as Hospice Nurse Practitioner

A hospice nurse practitioner is a critical role in caring for terminally ill patients and their families. With graduate and/or doctoral-level education, as well as clinical training in family medicine, they are qualified to diagnose and treat complex health conditions. Nurse practitioners bring additional knowledge and expert symptom management that align with a person’s individual …

Eric Lutzwick

Nurse Practitioner Eager to Provide Hospice Services to Bismarck/Mandan communities

A hospice nurse practitioner is a critical role in caring for terminally ill patients and their families. With graduate and/or doctoral-level education, as well as clinical training in family medicine, they are qualified to diagnose and treat complex health conditions. For our hospice patients and their families, nurse practitioners bring additional knowledge and expert symptom …

Lois Ness

Personalized Care Calls CNA to Hospice

Hospice of the Red River Valley certified nursing assistants (CNAs) work with patients to provide personalized care tailored to each person’s preferences. Hospice CNAs help patients with personal care needs, including assistance with bathing, shaving, nail care and eating. They also provide light housekeeping services for individuals under our care. But perhaps the most important …

Janel Ruby

Grief Specialist Finds Meaning in Working with Grieving Individuals

Grieving is a natural part of life but navigating the grief journey alone can sometimes be difficult. Part of Hospice of the Red River Valley’s mission is to give support to grieving individuals, families and youth in their journey through grief. We provide free services to individuals, families, schools, churches and workplaces whether or not …

Renda Brooks

Bismarck Hospice Nurse Finds Joy in the Care

Georgia-native Renda Brooks moved to Bismarck, N.D., three years ago. She was drawn to the beautiful landscape and not only the openness of the terrain, but also the people. At her core, Renda possesses a deep love and passion for others. You can see it in her warm smile and when her eyes light up …

Casey Donarski hospice registered nurse

Hospice Nurse Finds Fulfillment Providing Patient Advocacy and Comfort

A Hospice nurse takes on a critical role in caring for terminally ill patients and their families. Providing comfort and advocating for patients is always their primary focus. Hospice of the Red River Valley’s registered nurses (RNs) are specially trained in pain control and symptom management. They provide exceptional patient-centered care guided by the individual’s …

Offering Comfort & Education: A Hospice Nurse’s Calling to Care

Hospice nurses take on a critical role in caring for terminally ill patients and their families. Providing comfort is and advocating for patients is always their primary focus. Hospice of the Red River Valley’s registered nurses (RNs) are specially trained in pain control and symptom management. They provide exceptional patient-centered care guided by the individual’s …

Steve Johnson_Heirlooms Assistant Manager_man standing next to retail counter

Heirlooms Employee Brings Knowledge, Love of Antiques to the Store

Heirlooms Thrift & Gift is an upscale resale store and gift shop benefitting Hospice of the Red River Valley. It’s a one-stop destination for new and gently used furniture, clothing, housewares, antiques, collectibles, jewelry, gift items, greeting cards, home décor and more. Community members generously donate the merchandise sold in the thrift store. The store …

Brittany Hack

Offering Choice to Those in Need: A Hospice Social Worker’s Passion

Hospice of the Red River Valley social workers help patients and families navigate the end-of-life journey through emotional support, planning and problem solving. Their role includes advocating for the patient’s wishes and educating his or her caregivers, so they feel confident in their roles. Hospice social workers also work with families to identify local resources …