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Hospice Friend | Arlington, TX
ORGANIZATION: Legend Hospice
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2 people are interested
Do you have about an hour a week to be a friend to someone with a terminal diagnosis? Many hospice patients have outlived their family and friends or have very little support at the end of their life.
Did you see the story on FB about the 90-year-old woman who left a note asking her neighbor to be her friend? It was heart wrenching to me. Her note said:
"...Would you consider becoming my friend? I am 90 years old - live alone and all my friends have passed away. I am so lonesome and scared."
Another story that touched my heart: "I'm alone, I can look at photos of my family and memories I brought from home. And that's all. I have nobody left."
We can change that! We can be the friend, the visitor they long to have. There is no greater gift than the gift of presence.
We offer training and then assign you a patient. Most of our volunteers visit their patient once a week for about an hour. Volunteers visit, read, play games, play music, etc. No hands-on care, just be a friend. If you are interested, please email to hold a spot in our next training. Our primary criteria is that you have a heart to serve others.
I look forward to serving this precious population with you.
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About Legend Hospice
Administrative office: 1001 W. Euless Blvd., Suite 107, Euless, TX 76040, US
Legend Hospice is committed to excellence in providing care, comfort, dignity and support to families facing life-limiting illness. We will cherish each client and loved one as we seek to surprise and delight through our service.
At Legend Hospice, we believe our services set us apart. Our team coordinates strives to make end of life as pain free, and peaceful as possible for the patient, family and caregivers.
Our volunteers are compassionate individuals who long to make a difference in the lives of our precious patients and their families.
Multiple locations Arlington, TX 76010
March 14, 2023
- Bereavement Support
- Hospice Care
- People Skills
- Relationship Building
- People 55+
- Background Check
- Orientation or Training
- Orientation class is about 3.5 hours in person or vis zoom Driver's License is not required, but you are expected to have your own transportation to and from your patient's residence.
- Volunteers 14-16 and under will need permission from their patent/guardian. Volunteers 13 and under will need to be accompanied by their parent/guardian who will ALSO need to volunteer. Covid-19 vaccination is required to volunteer with patients.