A Hand for Helping, A Heart for Service

The volunteers at BridgingLife are some of the best advocates for individuals in hospice care, their families and the clinical care team. “It takes a special kind of heart to dedicate your time to helping those in hospice,” shares Kathy Barna, volunteer coordinator at BridgingLife. “Volunteers can provide insight into the patient’s emotions that a clinical team might not always get.”

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Four Appointed to Board of Trustees

Carroll Hospice is pleased to welcome four new members to the Board of Trustees.


Barbara Harden recently retired as manager of the executive office and community affairs at Penguin Random House. She served as a Dove House volunteer for several years and, for the past three years, she has dedicated her time to Taste of Carroll. Harden and her husband John live in Westminster and have two grown sons.



Dave Kile retired as co-founder of Ease Technologies, Inc. He and his wife Lizanne live in Mt. Airy and have two grown children.





Ann Patterson works as a health services administrator at Broadmead, Inc.





Now retired, Robert Weinreich previously worked in several high level positions at the U.S. Department of Defense.





All began their posts on July 1 and will serve a three-year term.