Volunteering For Hospice: In Giving, You Receive Immeasurably

By Deb As the manager of volunteer services at Hospice of the Red River Valley (HRRV), I get to see first hand the impact our volunteers have on patients and their families. I realized recently that my 10 year anniversary as an employee for HRRV is coming up. This got me thinking back on how…
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Spiritual Comfort At The End Of Life: The Role Of A Hospice Chaplain

Anytime you’re dealing with a life-limiting prognosis, spiritual issues inevitably bubble to the surface. Everybody approaches this topic and searches for answers in his/her own way. Hospice of the Red River Valley’s chaplains are experts in the field of ministry and professional clergy who recognize spiritual needs at this time of life. Hospice chaplains promote…
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I’ll Bet You Didn’t Know A Hospice Social Worker Did That

By Amy Believe it or not, this is an actual photo from a hospice social worker visit. Let me explain. Susie*, a young patient of ours, has Huntington’s disease. It’s an awful disease which causes the wasting of nerve cells in the brain, leaving a person with very little control of his or her own…
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