Kristie Hart, Erin Vogelheim and Brenda Bedient Join Hospice of Michigan’s Rogers City Team

Rogers City, Michigan, Nov. 12, 2015 – Hospice of Michigan has added three new people to its Rogers City team.

The new team members are:

  • Kristie Hart, who joined as a registered nurse. Most recently, she was a nighttime charge nurse at Tendercare Health Center in Rogers City. Hart has worked in nursing for five years, earning both a licensed practical nurse certificate and an associate degree in nursing from Alpena College. She resides in Rogers City with her family.
  • Erin Vogelheim, who joined as a contingent registered nurse. Most recently, Vogelheim was a discharge planner at Alpena Regional Medical Center and was previously an RN supervisor and discharge planner at Rogers City Rehabilitation Hospital. She has also worked as director of nursing at Advance Home Health Care in Metro Detroit. She holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Eastern Michigan University and resides in Rogers City with her family.
  • Brenda Bedient, who joined as a hospice aide. Bedient worked in a local nursing home prior to joining JOM. She resides in Alpena with her family.

About Hospice of Michigan
A nationally recognized leader in end-of-life care, Hospice of Michigan is the original – and largest – hospice in the state. The nonprofit cares for more than 1,700 patients each day, raising more than $4 million each year to cover the cost of care for the uninsured and underinsured.  HOM offers a broad range of services to enhance the quality of life at the end of life, including At Home Support™, our advanced illness management program, community-based palliative care and pediatric care programs. HOM provides grief support and counseling, caregiver education and support, and education programs for physicians and health care professionals through its research, training and education arm, the Hospice of Michigan Institute. For more information, call 888.247.5701 or visit