Kathy Barna has joined the BridgingLife team as its NEW volunteer coordinator. Get to know Kathy and her plans for BridgingLife’s volunteer program:
Advice for Moving Forward
“Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. For those who love with their heart and soul there is no separation!” —Rumi
Learn How to Prepare for a ‘Better End’
BridgingLife is now scheduling dates for our new presentation based on the best-selling book “Preparing for a Better End” by Dan Morhaim, M.D.
Grief and Loss
“Have you ever lost someone you loved and wanted one more conversation, one more chance to make up for the time when you thought they would be here forever? If so, then you know you can go your whole life collecting days, and none will outweigh the one you wish you had back.” —Mitch Albom
Meet Chaya Lasson, R.N.
As BridgingLife’s first director of Jewish hospice and palliative care, registered nurse Chaya Lasson’s role is multi-faceted.
But, to put it simply, she’s a connector. Read More
From Dove House Bride to BridgingLife Nurse: Caring Comes Full Circle
The wedding was bittersweet.
The Diane Peregoy Dove House Beautification Fund
Diane Peregoy never met a stranger.
Identifying Your Medical Care Wishes
Two important documents identify your medical care wishes: a Medical Order for Life-Sustaining Treatment (MOLST) and an advance directive.
A Family Legacy of Giving
While there’s no textbook example for why people give, if you look up “giving” in the dictionary you’d be sure to see a picture of Wayne and Bonnie Barnes. Donating to more than 25 charities, the retired Air National Guard veteran and former assistant high school principal have dedicated their lives to serving others.
Reflections on a Rewarding Profession
Hospice work is different from all other aspects of medicine. Your patients and their families need your absolute best; you really do have to bring your “A” game. Families and patients are probably at the most difficult time in their lives.