Hospice Volunteers- Celebrate their Service

Posted by Ann Catlin on Apr 29, 2019 1:05:20 PM

I saw a postcard once that read, "The last good thing that may happen in a person's life is a hospice volunteer".  For National Volunteer Month help me recognize these special caregivers who are called to the bedside.

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Topics: Senior Care Professionals, Training, Family, Volunteers, Hospice, support, volunteering, touch

The "Helper's High"... Why Volunteering is Good for Your Health

Posted by Pam Brandon on Aug 1, 2017 5:14:23 PM

Research has shown that volunteering leads to better health and that older volunteers are the most likely to receive physical and mental health benefits from their volunteer activities.  Volunteering often leads to what is referred to as a "helper's high".

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Topics: AGE-u-cate Training Institute, The Family Caregiver, Senior Care Professionals, Faith Community, Area Agencies on Aging, N4A Conference, N4A, wellness, volunteering, boomers

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