October 4, 2015
by Mary York
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Lauren Cashdan & Patients, A Second Family, A Teen Hospice Volunteer Spotlight

Patients Feel Like A Second Family When most people envision Hospice volunteer work, they may imagine it being limited to institutional settings and to an older generation of service-oriented people. My interview with teen hospice volunteer, Lauren Cashdan, shed new … Continue reading

August 5, 2015
by Mary York
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Stephanie Lopez & Laughter, A Hospice Volunteer Spotlight

Always Time for Laughter and Joy When I asked Stephanie Lopez what she treasures from her volunteer experience, she said, “I love that there’s still time for laughter.” Not surprisingly, my interview with her also began with laughter and joy. … Continue reading

June 1, 2015
by Mary York
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Penny Davis & Hospice, A Hospice Volunteer Spotlight

Opening Hearts Through Hospice The wonder of modern technology can oftentimes lead to new discoveries and sometimes even new friendships; this was the case with my introduction to Penny Davis. We met through a professional grief counselor who offered to … Continue reading

January 16, 2015
by Mary York
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Windows Within Project

The Windows Within Project originated from a desire to document the beautiful moments shared between patients and Hospice Volunteers. When the “windows within” patients are opened, the gifts discovered by volunteers include new understandings, perspectives and profound appreciations for what … Continue reading

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