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About JourneyCare

With 40 years of healthcare leadership and expertise, JourneyCare has achieved national recognition for growth, innovation, community partnerships and best practices in caring for adults and children with serious illness. JourneyCare is licensed to serve 13 counties in the Chicago region and is the largest nonprofit provider of hospice and palliative care in Illinois. The agency also provides services that include JourneyCare House Calls, Chronic Care Management and JourneyCare Choices – serving patients at all stages of serious illness. JourneyCare is dedicated to enriching lives through expert, compassionate care and empowering patients and families to live with dignity, on their own terms.

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JourneyCare In the News

The Hinsdalean – Ask an expert: Kimberly Paul, end-of-life planning advocate
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Profile of Kimberly Paul in advance of her appearance at JourneyCare’s “Live Well, Die Well” event in Barrington.

Sheridan Road Magazine – Allstars of Project Runway
Sunday, September 1, 2019
Recap and photo gallery of JourneyCare’s Allstars of Project Runway fundraiser, featuring North Shore supporters.

Daily Herald – Splish Splash: Ducks make a dash for children living with serious illness
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Preview of JourneyCare’s annual Duck Race and Pool Party fundraiser to benefit All About Kids pediatric program.

Barrington Country – Allstars of Project Runway
Thursday, August 1, 2019
Recap and photo gallery of JourneyCare’s Allstars of Project Runway fundraiser, featuring Barrington area supporters

NBC 5 – Making a Difference – JourneyCare to host Allstars of Project Runway
Saturday, June 29, 2019
JourneyCare President and CEO Sarah Boburka is featured in the “Making Difference Segment,” discussing JourneyCare services and Allstars of Project Runway fundraiser.

Windy City Times – Christopher Palu, ‘Runway’ alum, talks designing for drag
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
JourneyCare Allstars of Project Runway designer Christopher Palu is featured in advance of this fundraising event.

Fox 32 Chicago – Project Runway’s Peach Carr, alumni join forces for a good cause
Monday, June 24, 2019
JourneyCare Foundation President and designer Peach Carr preview fashions to be featured at JourneyCare’s Allstars of Project Runway fundraiser.

The Woodstock Independent – Giving Back to the Girls of Ghana
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Feature on JourneyCare team member who was born in Ghana and her volunteer effort to help teen girls in her native country.

Chicago Now – Candid Candace – “Peach Carr and fellow Project Runway stars unite for JourneyCare”
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Recap and photo gallery of JourneyCare’s Allstars of Project Runway fundraiser.

Chicago Pride – “Good golly, it’s gala season”
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Synopsis of Chicago summer galas, including JourneyCare’s Allstars of Project Runway

GoPride – Nunn in the Oven column
Columnist Jerry Nunn previews June events in Chicago, including JourneyCare’s Allstars of Project Runway.

Barrington Country – Decades Dance: Jump, Jive and Wail
Monday, June 10, 2019
Recap and photo gallery of JourneyCare’s annual Decades Dance fundraiser, with a 1940s theme.

Barrington Country – “Couture for a Cause”
Monday, June 10, 2019
Interview with designer Peach Carr to preview JourneyCare’s Allstars of Project Runway fundraiser

Daily Herald – “Mini horse brings big smiles to seniors in Bartlett”
Thursday, June 6, 2019
JourneyCare volunteer Diane Wlezien brings her miniature horse, Sunny, to help cheer patients at Clare Oaks in Bartlett.

Modern Healthcare – “Northwestern Memorial sheds home health, hospice business”
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Continued coverage of JourneyCare’s purchase of Northwestern Memorial’s home health and hospice businesses.

Patch – “Northwestern Memorial sells home health care to JourneyCare”
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Continued coverage of JourneyCare’s purchase of Northwestern Memorial’s home health and hospice businesses.

Hinsdale Living – Laugh and Learn
Monday, June 3, 2019
Recap of Julia Sweeny’s appearance at JourneyCare’s annual Life is a Journey event.

Crain’s Chicago Business – “Northwestern Memorial sheds home health, hospice business”
Monday, June 3, 2019
Breaking news of JourneyCare’s purchase of home health and hospice businesses.

Hospice News – “JourneyCare acquires Northwestern Memorial home health, hospice assets”
Monday, June 3, 2019
Breaking news of JourneyCare’s purchase of home health and hospice businesses.

Life Matters Media – “Finding peace at the end of life”
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Profile of Palatine police officer Mark Dahlem and his hospice care with JourneyCare.

The Hinsdalean – “Discussing end-of-life care is a gift to family members”
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Editorial penned by JourneyCare Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Mark Grzeskowiak.

WGN 9 Chicago – “SNL alum Julia Sweeny talks about finding comedy in cancer and talking about tough stuff”
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Live interview with Julia Sweeny to preview her appearance at JourneyCare’s Life is a Journey event

Daily Herald – “Former SNL star to headline evening for JourneyCare”
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Preview of JourneyCare’s annual Life is a Journey event.

Chicago Health – “I’ll hold your hand”
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
JourneyCare Chief Medical Officer Mark Grzeskowiak, MD, is profiled for his work in hospice care.

Mokena Messenger – JourneyCare volunteers drive care for hospice, veterans
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Feature on JourneyCare celebrating one year in Mokena.

Daily Herald — Palatine police honor officer in hospice care with retirement ceremony 
Friday, February 5, 2019
More than 60 of Village of Palatine Police Department colleagues came to honor Palatine police officer Mark Dahlem and his loving family at our Barrington CareCenter. As part of the ceremony, Chief Alan Stoeckel presented Officer Dahlem with a retirement plaque for his service from 1995 to 2019.

Quintessential Barrington – The Comforting Angels of SOUL Harbour Ranch
January 2019
Feature on JourneyCare’s partner Soul Harbour Ranch

WLIT Weekly Show – Joseph Matty, President, JourneyCare Foundation Interview – December 10, 2018

Daily Herald – Holiday party for children with illnesses lets families ‘really be with each other’
Sunday, December 9, 2018
Feature on JourneyCare’s annual Holiday Pediatric Party

Daily Herald – Arlington Heights hospice volunteer celebrates lives well lived
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Volunteer Mary McArthur named as ‘Someone to be thankful for” in annual Thanksgiving feature

Daily Herald – JourneyCare names Mark Grzeskowiak, MD, HMDC, as Chief Medical Officer
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Recognizing the achievement of Dr. Mark Grzeskowiak

Chicago Tribune – JourneyCare names Mark Grzeskowiak, MD, HMDC, as Chief Medical Officer
Monday, November 5, 2018
Recognizing the achievement of Dr. Mark Grzeskowiak

Next Avenue – For the dying, music can be magic
Monday, October 22, 2018
JourneyCare Music-Thanatologist Tony Pederson shares how music can transform patient care

Quintessential Barrington – Ruby Gala raises $370,000 for JourneyCare patients
September/October, 2018
A photo spread and recap of JourneyCare’s Ruby Gala fundraiser.

JourneyCare Duck Race raises $21,000 for pediatric patients — Daily Herald
August 25, 2018
The Daily Herald featured a photo spread and article in its Lake and Cook County editions on JourneyCare’s 2018 annual Duck Race and Pool Party.

Hospice organization makes 2 Cubs fans’ dreams come true — ABC Channel 7 Eyewitness News
August 24, 2018
JourneyCare was able to make dreams come true for two avid Chicago Cubs fans – 48-year-old Tony Roberson of Chicago and 13-year-old Librado “Lee” Rivera of Berwyn, both JourneyCare patients suffering from degenerative, muscular disorders.

Barrington Courier-Review – Summertime gala in Barrington Hills raises $370,000 for JourneyCare
August 1, 2018
A recap of JourneyCare’s Ruby Gala, which happened June 23 to benefit the agency’s programs.

Quintessential Barrington –Life is a Journey
July/August, 2018
A photo spread and report on JourneyCare’s first educational seminar, Life is a Journey, featuring Dr. Lucy Kalanithi speaking on the importance of Advance Care Planning.

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Press Releases

JourneyCare named Chicago Tribune Top Workplace for second year in a row
November, 2019

JourneyCare and Northwestern Memorial HealthCare sign agreement to improve access to high quality, community-based care for those living with advanced illness throughout Illinois
June, 2019

Old-fashioned house calls make a comeback to give frail seniors, seriously ill, access to care
December, 2018

First Look: JourneyCare moves to new home in the heart of Chicago
December, 2018

JourneyCare teams with 93.9 LITE FM for holiday music takeover
November, 2018

JourneyCare named to Chicago Tribune’s Top 100 Workplaces
November, 2018

JourneyCare names Mark Grzeskowiak, MD, HMDC, as Chief Medical Officer
October, 2018

JourneyCare leaders to ignite innovations in hospice, palliative and serious illness care at NHPI Summit
October, 2018

Hospice, palliative care expertise leading to new healthcare models
October, 2018

Medical house calls resurging in popularity
October, 2018

Vietnam vets from Chicago region to be honored Oct. 6 in Wheaton 
October, 2018

Hospice, palliative care patients head to Wrigley Field
August, 2018

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