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11th Hour Volunteers: A Supportive Presence in the Final Hours of Life

One basic value of hospice care is that no one should die alone without support or the presence of loved ones. In addition to caring for the patient, the loved ones of hospice patients deserve and benefit from support as well. Eleventh-hour volunteers are trained to keep vigil and provide that supportive presence to patients and families in the final hours of life. What is an eleventh-hour volunteer? Oftentimes, patients find themselves alone during their last days because they have limited or no family close-by. These trained volunteers are able to fill in when a loved one cannot or when…
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Now Hiring – Open Interviews!

  Join us for donuts and open interviews Tuesday, January 29th and again Wednesday, January 30th at our Kokomo branch located at 2529 Commerce Drive Suite A, Kokomo IN, 46902   Please bring a resume or have the ability to attach one following the interview! Please contact us if you have any questions.
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The Eleventh-Hour program

Premier Hospice Phoenix loves our patients with all our heart, soul, mind and strength. Therefore, when a loved one’s death is imminent, the preparation and care we give during the final hours are a special gift. The Eleventh-Hour program In the Eleventh-Hour program, we are flexible, attentive and responsive to a family’s needs. We ensure that a loved one and his family members do not face this difficult transition alone. We pay attention to the physical, emotional and spiritual well being of the loved one, offering companionship and comfort. “I think the Eleventh-Hour program is one of the best programs…
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Premier Hospice Honors Veterans

Give recognition when recognition is due, right? Well Premier Hospice has recently received recognition for their continual efforts in partnering with We Honor Veterans (WHV)! For those who don’t know, WHV is an organization committed to providing variations of support to Veterans. This program was born in collaborative efforts from the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) and Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) to increase awareness for Veteran-centered care. In other words, this incredible program advocates the strategic development and education to hospice providers of the unique needs Veterans have during their end-of-life care. But it doesn’t stop there, they…
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Sharon’s Story: Becoming a Hospice Volunteer

I became interested in becoming a volunteer with hospice after both my mother-in-law and father-in-law passed away. Both parents were able to stay in their own home during their last months of life because of Premier Hospice. Everyone affiliated with Premier is caring and dedicated to ensuring patient needs are met. They go above and beyond, equipping family with the resources they need to care for their loved ones and themselves during the grieving process. Becoming a hospice volunteer is rewarding—lending support to the caregiver and family members of your patients. Something as simple as sitting with a patient so…
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Music Therapy: More the Merrier

Cheryl has the ability to help clients avoid depression and anxiety, thanks to music therapy. She says a husband/wife duet began asking family members and neighbors to join in their music. Numbers grew each music therapy session. By Thanksgiving, 40 family members had rearranged their holiday schedule to participate in Cheryl’s music therapy session. They showed up with their favorite musical instruments, ready to jam and enjoy each other. “It was an activity they could all do together! It really stuck with me,” says Cheryl. “ I told them the more the merrier and they took me to it.” Cheryl…