I'm looking for

Voices of Care Blog

Categories
Search
Volunteers, Community Ensure Comforting Presence at Hospice Houses

Volunteers, Community Ensure Comforting Presence at Hospice Houses

Posted on January 30, 2024 by Lisa Conti in Care Dimensions Hospice House,  Kaplan Family Hospice House,  Volunteers

Thanks to Care Dimensions volunteers and partnerships with local businesses and other organizations, flowers offer a comfortable presence at both hospice houses throughout the year. ...

Continue reading
Subscribe

Enter your email address to get notified when new articles are published.

Kindness Comes Full Circle for Hospice Volunteer

Kindness Comes Full Circle for Hospice Volunteer

Posted on January 4, 2024 by Lisa Conti in Volunteers

Having been on the receiving end of kind acts during difficult times, Michael Person is giving back as a hospice volunteer for Care Dimensions. ...

Continue reading
As Pet Therapy Dog Retires, Owner Readies Replacement

As Pet Therapy Dog Retires, Owner Readies Replacement

Posted on August 8, 2023 by Lisa Conti in Complementary therapy,  Volunteers

After visiting hundreds of hospice patients and families, 13-year-old Care Dimensions pet therapy dog Tessie is retiring, but her owner already has a new dog ready to take her place. ...

Continue reading
Pet Therapy Volunteers Bring Joy and Peace

Pet Therapy Volunteers Bring Joy and Peace

Posted on April 18, 2023 by Nancy Donaldson, Care Dimensions Volunteer in Care Dimensions Hospice House,  Volunteers

Pet therapy can bring a bit of happiness to those who need it. Care Dimensions Volunteer Nancy Donaldson shares her experience of visiting hospice patients with her dog Wilson. ...

Continue reading
My Path to Helping People at End of Life

My Path to Helping People at End of Life

Posted on February 22, 2023 by Geoff Pope in Complementary therapy,  Volunteers

Geoff Pope recalls how his interest in human services and reiki, plus his family's hospice experiences, led him to become a Care Dimensions hospice volunteer. ...

Continue reading
Paying it Forward as a Hospice Volunteer

Paying it Forward as a Hospice Volunteer

Posted on September 14, 2022 by Susan Phillips in Volunteers

Grateful for the support her family received from hospice team members, Susan Phillips is using lessons she learned to help patients and families as a Care Dimensions hospice volunteer. ...

Continue reading
Why I Walk: Hospice is My Pet Cause

Why I Walk: Hospice is My Pet Cause

Posted on August 30, 2022 by Abbie O'Grady, RN, CHPN in Kaplan Family Hospice House,  Volunteers,  Walk for Hospice

Even in the very last, oh-so-painful moments of their son's life, the O'Grady family found comfort and love when Care Dimensions' beloved volunteers brought their dogs to his bedside at the Kaplan Family Hospice House. ...

Continue reading
Volunteer: ‘It’s Nice to Know I’m Making a Difference’

Volunteer: ‘It’s Nice to Know I’m Making a Difference’

Posted on August 16, 2022 by Lisa Conti in Volunteers

Nancy Moore of Danvers wanted to make meaningful use of her time in retirement, and she found the perfect fit as a hospice volunteer. ...

Continue reading
There’s Nothing Like a Dog’s Love

There’s Nothing Like a Dog’s Love

Posted on July 20, 2022 by Jan Lindsay in Pet therapy,  Volunteers

Jan's dogs helped her cope with her husband's death. Now as a volunteer pet visiting team, she and her black Labrador Retriever bring comfort to hospice patients and their caregivers. ...

Continue reading
Being Present as a Hospice Volunteer

Being Present as a Hospice Volunteer

Posted on April 20, 2022 by Trish Cannon in Volunteers

Trish Cannon explains how living in another country for 10 years gave her a new perspective that is central to her work as a hospice volunteer. ...

Continue reading
1 2 3 4 5 NEXT

Anyone—patient, family, care provider—can make a referral. Fill in the form online or call us today.

Since 1978, Care Dimensions, formerly Hospice of the North Shore,  has provided comprehensive and compassionate care for individuals and families dealing with life-threatening illnesses. As the non-profit leader in advanced illness care, we offer services in over 100 communities in Massachusetts.

Copyright 2024 | Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan Street, Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923 | 888-283-1722 | 978-774-7566

Privacy | Terms of Use

We use cookies and other tools to enhance your experience on our website and to analyze our web traffic. For more information about these cookies and the data collected, please refer to our Privacy Policy. Accept