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Offering comfort to loved ones during a difficult time

This week, we share a story from Pet Peace of Mind partner, Hospice Savannah in Savannah, GA.  "Mr. F. was a 61-year-old father and home-care patient who was eventually admitted to our inpatient facility for acute symptoms. Volunteer coordinator Christy Fulcher invited his family to bring their German Shepherd, Sadie to spend time with the patient. [...]

2017-09-08T18:44:00+00:00September 8th, 2017|Stories|

A Life of Grace

We share a heartfelt story from our Pet Peace of Mind partner, Hospice of San Luis Obispo County, about a client's pet named Gracie. Gracie's human mom was diagnosed with cancer and became too ill to take care of Gracie. She requested a PPOM volunteer to assist with walking Gracie and other tasks. Eventually Gracie’s mom [...]

2017-08-31T21:09:51+00:00August 31st, 2017|Stories|

A purrfect outcome for a determined patient

This wonderful story from PPOM partner, Iowa City Hospice, demonstrates the power of the PPOM network and how advanced planning plays a vital role in meeting a patient’s needs.  When our patient, Michael, was admitted to Iowa City Hospice his primary concern was clear:  the future welfare of his beloved cats, Tad and Blessing. Being [...]

2017-08-08T16:26:29+00:00August 8th, 2017|Stories|

Savannah PPOM volunteers make a young man’s dream come true

Photo credit: Vanessa Deshpande We recently received this wonderful story from our Pet Peace of Mind partner, Hospice Savannah in Savannah, GA.  "Every now and then we provide weddings for our patients. In a very short time, working with our volunteers, we made a young man’s dreams come true. A 41-year-old patient’s wish was [...]

2017-07-28T00:49:53+00:00July 28th, 2017|Stories|
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