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Austin Man Wins Volunteer of the Year Award

Selected from more than two dozen entries, the Pet Peace of Mind selection committee is pleased to award its first ever Volunteer of the Year award to Hospice Austin volunteer, Ed Yarbrough. Each of the nominees demonstrated a deep love for pets and an enduring desire to help patients maintain the bond they shared with [...]

April 29th, 2017|Volunteer Stories|

Hospice Volunteer Helps Patient Preserve Bond with Pet

Jake Bohannan works full-time and is studying for medical school entrance exams. Wanting to help patients and families, he became a hospice volunteer for TrustBridge Hospice in Palm Beach and Broward Counties, Florida. His Pet Peace of Mind assignment brought him into the lives of Savannah, Harry, and Rita Weishaar.  As Harry’s illness progressed, his [...]

December 22nd, 2016|Stories|

Pet Peace of Mind is a gift for my dog – and for me

By Elizabeth Pawlak When I began home hospice with JourneyCare a year ago, I did not expect that I had much time left due to my end-stage COPD. One of my top concerns was my pitbull, Coal. I rescued her from a shelter as a 6- month-old puppy, and she has been my constant companion [...]

September 27th, 2016|Stories|

Pet Peace of Mind Helps Sharon Spend Final Hours with Her Dogs

When Sharon went on hospice, one of her greatest concerns was being able to spend her remaining days with her treasured pets, Shelby and Yogi.    Watch this compelling video produced by our friends at National Hospice & Palliative Care Association to see how our program partner, Suncoast Hospice, made Sharon's wish come true.   [...]

April 20th, 2016|Stories|

Pet Peace of Mind is the focus of the newest video from the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Pet Peace of Mind is the focus of the newest video from the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s public awareness campaign, “Moments of Life: Made Possible by Hospice.”Cornerstone Hospice patient Donna Sarner – featured in the video – is 68 years-old and lives in a small, rural town in Central Florida. She has late-stage [...]

March 28th, 2016|Stories|