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Daughter, friend, “caregiver to the caregiver”: The path & passion of a hospice volunteer

HopeHealth

With each experience, she discovered another aspect of hospice — and another way she wanted to pay it forward. The post Daughter, friend, “caregiver to the caregiver”: The path & passion of a hospice volunteer appeared first on HopeHealth.

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The reason I do this: How a hospice volunteer finds his purpose

HopeHealth

When Phil saw the ad for hospice volunteers in Massachusetts, he wasn’t sure if a guy like him could help. The post The reason I do this: How a hospice volunteer finds his purpose appeared first on HopeHealth. But he knew he wanted to try.

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“This is what life is about”: The legacy of a 90-year-old hospice volunteer

HopeHealth

A 90-year-old hospice volunteer reflects on 22 years of writing patients’ life stories and comforting families after loss. “My The post “This is what life is about”: The legacy of a 90-year-old hospice volunteer appeared first on HopeHealth. My life has been enriched beyond words,” she says.

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Music and Hospice Volunteering

Hospice Volunteering

One of the most meaningful activities I engaged in as a residential hospice volunteer was singing to the residents. I wasn’t an official music volunteer nor was I a music therapist. Recently I received a book by another hospice volunteer – someone who plays the guitar and rarely sings along.

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How to Build a World-Class Hospice Volunteer Program

Home Care Pulse

Article Contents: – Introduction – The value of volunteers. – How to develop world-class volunteers – Training for hospice volunteers – Focus on the little things Article Contents: – Introduction – The value of volunteers. What value do volunteers add to my program?

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The Heart of Hospice Volunteers

Hospice 101

“Many of our hospice volunteers don’t even realize the impact they have on the lives they touch”. Volunteers are valuable members of our society. Volunteers are found everywhere! Volunteer Appreciation WEEK is April 19-25. And then, there are the hospice volunteers.

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The Bird’s-eye View of a Hospice Volunteer Coordinator

Traditions Health

The Traditions Health hospice volunteer coordinator oversees 13 volunteers at two agencies in Georgia — one in Lawrenceville and one in Roswell. A growing need for volunteers As people work longer and longer in life — to ages well past 65 — the need for volunteers is increasingly important.