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Military Veterans needed for companionship for fellow Veterans

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ORGANIZATION: AccentCare Fairview Hospice-Princeton

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Let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfill our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who sacrificed so much so that we can live fee. ~Dan Lapinski

Veterans are needed in the Princeton, Milaca, Zimmerman, Elk River, Big Lake, Becker area to visit with our hospice patients who are veterans. The We Honor Veterans program honors people for their service and creates opportunities to share experiences. Vet to Vet volunteers may assist with:

  • Pinning ceremonies
  • Record stories for the Veteran History Project
  • Bring recognition gifts on holidays
  • Provide companionship
  • Assist families in applying for a presidential memorial certificate

Visits are typically 1-4 hours, every 1-2 weeks. Our patients are located throughout the Metro area and you can choose to visit people close to your home.

You do not need medical training. You just need a desire to help.

Find more information about our program, including an application, at https://www.accentcare.com/volunteer/

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About AccentCare Fairview Hospice-Princeton

Location:

110 South 6th Avenue, PRINCETON, MN 55371, US

Mission Statement

Mission: Our compassionate, qualified teams partner with community healthcare providers to deliver consistently exceptional care for patients and their families.

Description

When life expectancy is limited, Accentcare Fairview Hospice staff and volunteers will help patients and caregivers focus on improving the quality of their remaining days. Hospice provides medical, emotional, social and spiritual care. We bring these services to the familiar setting of patient's own homes whenever possible. The same kind of care may also be given at a long-term care site, a group home, an assisted living site or a residential hospice.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
Health & Medicine, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Princeton, MN 55371

(45.56997,-93.58163)
 

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-4 hours per week; every 1-2 weeks
  • Health screening provided by Accentcare Fairview

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