Harden Hospice medical director Dr. Jerry Old will retire

Dr. Jerry Old, medical director for Harden Hospice Kansas, plans to retire at the end of the month, according to a news release from the hospice.

Old has been with Harden Hospice, formerly Hospice Care of Kansas, for more than 10 years and has worked with the organization in Arkansas City and Lenexa, as well as Wichita.

To honor Old for his years of service, Harden Hospice Kansas will have a reception from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Bistro at the West River Plaza, 2622 W. Central Ave. The public is invited to attend.