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Brookdale Hospice

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Did you serve in the Military? Did you know that 25% of all deaths each year (about 680,000) are Veterans?
Help these heroes at the end of their lives by becoming a hospice volunteer. With so many veterans in our community, you have a real opportunity to honor a veteran by providing a listening ear and creating a sacred space that only another veteran can give.

As a Veteran-to-Veteran Hospice Volunteer, you’re provided with training to spend time with these Veterans as they near the end of their lives. You must pass a drug screen, background check, TB test, and complete orientation.

For more information on how you can make a difference in the life of a veteran hospice patient, email:

AUDREY BENITEZ, Volunteer Coordinator
Email:
abenitez2@brookdale.com
Brookdale Hospice - San Jose & Sacramento
Compassion lives here every day.

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About Brookdale Hospice

Location:

5674 Stoneridge Drive, Ste. 206, Pleasanton, CA 94588, US

Mission Statement

Enriching the lives of those we serve with compassion, respect, excellence, and integrity.

Description

Helping families cherish all the precious moments together.

Brookdale hospice provides compassionate care to individuals in the final stages of life. We believe that everyone deserves to have a high quality of life, no matter what stage they are in. This philosophy is evident in the way we respectful care and treat each person.

Our hospice associates can provide 24-7 on-call support, clinical and skilled care as well as spiritual and emotional counseling. We offer services such as music therapy to help enrich the experience for your loved one. We also offer bereavement care and counseling to help family members navigate life after their loved one passes.

It’s never easy to watch a loved one at the end of their lifespan. But we believe that with the gentle assistance of hospice care, you can help turn a difficult experience into a deeply meaningful one. Our goal is to help your loved one live out their remaining days fully, and with dignity. We handle the care requirements so you can focus on enjoy the precious moments with your loved one.

Services Offered

  • Skilled nursing
  • Bereavement care
  • Volunteer support
  • Social work
  • 24-7 on call support
  • Pastoral care
  • Music therapy

Community
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

100 Sterling CourtRoseville, CA 95661

(38.74137,-121.2467)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • we're flexible!
  • You're a veteran yourself; heart for compassion!

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