Hospice volunteering is not about having a certain set of skills you can bring, it’s about making someone feel valued and cared for. Watch this video to learn what you could do as a volunteer.
The employees at Brighton Hospice are eager to go above and beyond. Mary Buth explains how this affects patients and their families.
Board-Certified Music Therapist, Mandi Vestegen, sings, “We’ll Meet Again,” a favorite with the patients she visits in hospice care.
Why become a hospice volunteer? Jodie, a Brighton Hospice volunteer, explains why she did, and what it’s like to be a volunteer in this short video.
Valerie, a chaplain for Brighton Hospice, relates a fond memory of working with a patient who had dementia, as many of our patients do. In this video, Valerie explains why she feels it’s an honor to treat these individuals.
When you do hospice work, you just can’t take life for granted anymore. It gives you perspective and aligns your priorities.
It’s a good idea for everyone to have a health care directive, because the best time to start talking about end-of-life decisions is today.
Patients on hospice care, along with their families, need to be heard and understood. They are going through a difficult time which includes many forms of loss.
When Valerie’s own brother began hospice care, knowing he was in good hands was an invaluable relief for her. Watch her story here.
Emma is a refugee who fled Liberia due to civil war. Through her work as a hospice nurse, she has found a new family in her patients.