Patient Thrives on Hospice Care with Veteran Volunteer
Joe MacDonald's health rebounded on hospice care. He especially enjoyed the companionship of his Veteran-to-Veteran volunteer Tom Pendergast.
Care Dimensions Veteran-to-Veteran Volunteer Program Gives Back
WWII veteran Tom Pendergast says becoming a hospice volunteer visiting fellow veterans has been very rewarding and has "brought me back to life" after losing his wife.
Therapy Dog Brings Joy to Patients
Volunteer Cynthia Turover and her pet therapy dog Louie make the day a little brighter when for patients.
Patient Treasures His Volunteer Visits
Frank Medeiros, a 30-year volunteer, brought companionship to a patient by driving him through Nahant or to a Rockport candy store for saltwater taffy.
Music at the Bedside
We now have a volunteer-trained group of singers who can sing at the bedside of a patient. These singers visit patients in teams of two or three and provide comfort by singing to patients at end of life.
Rose Moniz Makes Hospice Volunteering a Family Priority
Rose Moniz inspired her son Dan and daughter-in-law Susan to volunteer with Care Dimensions hospice patients.
The Surprising Joys of Hospice Work
Care Dimensions volunteer and donor Lisa Alcock learns from the hospice volunteer experience.
Hospice Volunteer: 'This Work is Undeniably Important'
Sharing good memories and laughs is one way Care Dimensions volunteers help hospice patients get the most out of their day.
Hospice Patient Grateful His Poetry Preserved by Volunteer
Ben Gesmundo shares his book of poems with Care Dimensions Social Worker Deb Todd.
Volunteering for Hospice Brings Many Rewards
Karen McBain volunteers for Care Dimension's hospice and becomes inspired.
Hospice Volunteer: Just Be Present. That’s Enough.
Care Dimensions hospice volunteer Annette Pollack shares a laugh with her patient.
Life Has Greater Meaning as Hospice Volunteer
John Keohane has been a committed supporter of Care Dimensions for several decades and volunteers at the Kaplan Family Hospice House.
Volunteering to Help Fellow Veterans on Hospice
Care Dimensions volunteer Jeff Brand, an Air Force veteran from Marblehead, reviews the newspaper sports section with Stanley Lojko, a World War II Army veteran and hospice patient from Salem.
Volunteering Your Time Means Everything to Hospice Patients
Volunteering for hospice brings many rewards for the patient and the volunteer.
How Volunteering for Hospice Changed My Life
Kristen DePasquale, Care Dimensions hospice volunteer, reflects on her experience.
Son, Mom Pay it Forward at Grief Camp
Julie and her son Colin reflect on their experience at Care Dimensions Camp Stepping Stones and how they were inspired to volunteer.
From Hospital Nurse to Hospice Reiki Volunteer
Care Dimensions volunteer Joan Charette gives Reiki to patients at the Kaplan Family Hospice House to help them relax.
Committed to Volunteering, Making a Difference
Gail Thompson has been volunteering for Care Dimensions since 1980 and participates in the annual Walk for Hospice fundraiser.
Community Volunteers’ Knitting, Sewing Bring Comfort to Hospice Patients
Community volunteers Henrietta Goodwin and Marilyn Brauss donate their talents to create prayer squares and quilts that are given to patients at Care Dimensions’ Kaplan Family Hospice House.
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