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Carilion Clinic Hospice

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Love to sing? Want to use your gift to serve others in a deeply meaningful way? Please consider joining the Carilion Clinic Hospice Choir. The choir sings for hospice patients at the request of their families, using our voices to provide comfort to the spirit and psyche of those who are dying. The choir sings for patients in small, a cappella groups of 4-5 sharing music specially selected for this purpose as well as traditional favorites. Judy Barger Edgell will be the Director for the choir. She has been a private music teacher and Church musician in the Valley for over 50 years. She is presently the director for the Thursday Morning Music Club Chorus. The choir to rehearses or sings regularly at 3:00 pm on Tuesday afternoons. Special training is provided to prepare choir members for their responsibilities at the patient's bedside. Choir members are not be required to sing for patients until they feel ready.

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About Carilion Clinic Hospice

Location:

1615 Franklin Road, Roanoke, VA 24016, US

Mission Statement

Hospice's mission is to focus its care on the whole family. Emphasis is placed on pain and symptom control and improving quality of life for the person who is dying. Hospice assists the patient, family and caregivers in coping by providing psychological and spiritual support as well as physical care management. Our mission is to provide those entrusted to us, quality and compassionate care as we walk their final journey together.

Description

Since 1980, Carilion Hospice has provided competent and compassionate care for terminally ill patients in the Roanoke and New River Valleys. The area's most experienced team of professionals and volunteers offer symptom management, emotional and spiritual support, and bereavement care.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1615 Franklin RdRoanoke, VA 24016

(37.25915,-79.94724)
 

SKILLS

  • Singing

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4:00-5:00 pm every Thursday afternoon
  • annual TB screening and flu shot (provided free of charge to volunteers)

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