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Volunteer training planned for Hospice in late April PDF Print E-mail
Written by Holyoke Enterprise   

Living in northeastern Colorado provides many benefits. For example, should one suffer a heart attack or have an unexpected surgery, the neighbors rally. Meals are delivered, children receive loving care, the wheat is drilled, harvest is finished, cattle are moved, and the bales are stacked.

Being a volunteer for Hospice is no different. Obviously, one is not expected to perform the labor listed above or become a caregiver, but rather to remain a friend and neighbor.

For those who are living with a terminal illness and have the strength to remain fairly active, Hospice volunteers might join the individual at the coffee shop or perhaps an afternoon of fishing, shopping or checking crops, even a trip to the sale barn to buy replacement heifers.

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Holyoke Enterprise March 20, 2014