Leona Schissler grew up on a farm in Summerhill, Pennsylvania, the eldest daughter in a large German family of 13 children.
Generally speaking, I’ve found that the longer the patient is in hospice care, the greater the satisfaction experienced by the family and patient. This is because time is the greatest factor for the development of relationships. It is a factor in building trust with the care managers, physicians and all of the team members who provide comfort during the final days. Time also allows the family to learn about the services provided by hospice.
On the Carroll Hospital Health Chat, Regina Bodnar, assistant vice president of hospice and palliative care services, discusses Carroll Hospice’s new name, BridgingLife: Compassionate care for life’s transitions.
Listen to the Carroll Hospital Health Chat live each Tuesday morning at 8:20 a.m. on WTTR AM 1470/FM 102.3!
Carroll Hospice is taking the Taste of Carroll presented by M&T Bank experience to new heights, with this year’s fundraiser being held from April 26, 2021 to April 25, 2022 as a one-year culinary road trip to explore the tastes and delicacies that our community’s culinary scene has to offer.
On the Carroll Hospital Health Chat, Carroll Hospice’s Jenifer Garner, C.R.N.P., discusses how palliative care can benefit individuals and their families.
Listen to the Carroll Hospital Health Chat live each Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m. on WTTR 1470 AM/102.3 FM!
Casey Austin loved life.
The 42-year-old was a kid at heart, the one who could always be found at gatherings, playing on the floor or out in the backyard with the kids. “He loved life until he got too sick,” remembers his wife, Kristin Austin.