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Hospice and Home Care can change lives of volunteers and patients

...chairs, etc. Our goal is to recruit a small team of people who might be involved as volunteers in this aspect of the Hospice services team.We also rely heavily on volunteers to help with special projects and fundraisers such as our annual Remembrance...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-09-23/hospice-and-home-care-can-change-li
Neighbors
Brave Heart Volunteers: Sitkans helping Sitkans face devastating loss

...population. This, coupled with geographic isolation from other communities, creates a large (and growing) need for hospice services. Seeing this gap, a handful of dedicated Sitkans led by two nurses, Aurelia Hughes and Jean Frank, brought Southeast...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-05-19/brave-heart-volunteers-sitkans-help
Neighbors
Jack-of-all-trades lends hand to Juneau hospice

...because they get something out of it. There's a closeness to people you don't get with other jobs." Juneau's hospice services began in 1979 as a way to provide care to patients, friends and families who are coping with the final stages of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072701/Loc_JuneauColor.shtml
Local
United Way enters season of community giving

...senior or a homeless person, a mentor to a child through Scouts or other youth programs, or desperately needed hospice services to a dying family member or friend can make you feel good about fall. As part of my "spirit journey," I feel...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091504/nei_unitedway.shtml
Neighbors
Hospice launches fall seminar to teach people how to deal with dying

...Hospice is different. The patient and the family are the ones that are in charge." Mary and John Jensen have arranged hospice service for four of their family members - John's parents, Mary's ex-husband and her father. "Hospice does not intrude...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101504/loc_hospice.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Place, 415 Willoughby Ave. 789-7218. Juneau Hospice meeting, 7:15 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. A talk on hospice services for people dying. Open to all; hosted by Mt. Juneau AARP No. 865. Thursday, Aug. 17 Juneau-Douglas High...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081100/Com_at.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Place, 415 Willoughby Ave. 789-7218. Juneau Hospice meeting, 7:15 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. A talk on hospice services for people dying. Open to all; hosted by Mt. Juneau AARP No. 865. (8/16 only) Thursday, Aug. 17 Juneau-Douglas...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081500/Com_at.shtml
Living and Growing: It's never too early to think about Hospice

...with the grief that accompanies the loss of a loved one. "It's never too soon to learn about what to expect from hospice services," Redifer said. "At the center of the hospice philosophy is the belief that each of us has the right to die pain-free...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053007/nei_20070530002.shtml
Neighbors
The struggle to live at home

...while she was living in a nursing care facility last year she nearly lost her will to live and was close to calling a hospice service to help her die. "I was going to stop eating," she said. Wearne suffers from Parkinson's disease, diabetes...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010806/loc_20060108001.shtml
News
Making final days worth living

...make this period of time one of minimal suffering. One does not need to be mercifully killed to be out of misery. Hospice services are available throughout the world. As you consider this issue or face a similar moment in your own living or dying...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051999/Com_hospice.html
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