Who We Are
Hospice of North Central Ohio is a non-profit, community-oriented organization serving Ashland, Crawford, Huron, Knox, Morrow, Richland and Wayne counties. Our dedicated professionals are driven to make a difference in the lives of those we serve, and we are blessed to do so with our community's support. Hospice of North Central Ohio is an agency of the United Way of Ashland County and United Way of Knox County, Shelby United Fund, New London United Fund, and Mohican Area Community Fund. To better serve the community, we are affiliated with We Honor Veterans, Midwest Care Alliance, and National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. We also work closely with local nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
As a non-profit organization, we are governed by a voluntary Board of Directors made up of community members from Ashland, Richland and Knox Counties. Our Interim Executive Director is Joan Hanson and our medical director is Dr. Kenelm McCormick. In addition, Dr. Ajay Chawla serves as our hospice physician for Richland County and Dr. William Elder does the same for Knox County, Dr. Aaron Young is our palliative medical director for Life's Seasons.