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|

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 [...]

2016-12-22T18:33:14+00:00December 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 [...]

2016-11-15T18:07:19+00:00September 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.   [...]

2016-11-15T18:07:19+00:00April 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 [...]

2016-11-15T18:07:19+00:00March 28th, 2016|Stories|
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