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October 28, 2021

Caring from the Heart

"As a Spiritual Care Counselor (SCC), being present with patients on this journey allows one to be in touch with the priorities of life, death, love, and family. Walking this journey is very intimate, and being present with someone as they reflect on their life is truly a sacred experience. ...

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August 31, 2021

The Value of a Hospice Volunteer

A Shining Light

The stresses of the hospice journey can be an overwhelming time for both patients and their families. "As a hospice volunteer, it's about being there, supporting, and helping however we can," says Charisse, a longtime volunteer with LightBridge. Hospice volunteers provide emotional and social support in these ...

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July 21, 2021

The Gift Hospice Provided

The decision to put a loved one on hospice is never easy, but it is a decision many of us will have to make. Diane, the daughter of a LightBridge Hospice patient, explains how LightBridge Hospice came alongside not only her mother but was also there as an extra layer ...

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April 1, 2021

Support is Essential

We sat looking at each other, not knowing what to do. Dealing with our parents' declining health had left us exhausted and unsure how to get more help. We didn't know at the time, but who we needed the most was a social worker.

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July 29, 2020

Honoring Our Brave Men and Women

"Most honor ceremony candidates and veterans have never been recognized for their service, which is why we're here," says Captain Wil, a volunteer with LightBridge Hospice's We Honor Veterans program. He and other military volunteers conduct Honor Ceremonies designed to formally recognize military veterans receiving hospice care for their outstanding ...

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