Tag Archives: Hospice Volunteer

Film Review: OWN TV’s “Serving Life”

An inmate-staffed hospice program in one of the roughest prisons in the U.S.

Angola State Penitentiary in Louisiana has a long held and justly deserved reputation as one of the roughest prisons in the United States. With over 5,000 inmates and 1,000 prison employees, it is the largest maximum security correctional facility in … Continue reading

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Book Review: “The Good Death” by Ann Neumann

A journalist questions our laws and attitudes about end of life care

After Ann Neumann’s father died following a long illness, she felt lost. For more than a year, she traveled from city to city across the globe looking to fill the massive crater that her father’s death left. When she returned to the … Continue reading

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Who Guides Hospice Volunteers? An Interview with Steven Willey, Hospice Volunteer Manager, Part One

In part one of a two-part interview, SevenPonds sits down with Steven Willey, a hospice volunteer manager, to find out what inspires him and how he inspires others

Steven Willey began his hospice career in 1995 as a volunteer and home health aide for San Luis Obispo County Home Health and Hospice. In 1997, he became Volunteer Coordinator for Hospice of San Luis Obispo County, where he remained … Continue reading

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