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Cindy Ficorelli
Phone: (810) 606-6270
Fax: (810) 606-6279
caficorelli@genesys.org

04/30/2013

Genesys Hospice seeks volunteers for home hospice service

(GENESEE COUNTY, MI) Genesys Hospice is recruiting volunteers for its home hospice program in Genesee County and surrounding areas.
Training for new volunteers will take place every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 6 pm to 9 pm on these days: May 21, May 23, May 28, May 30. Training takes place at the Genesys Administrative Services building at 5445 Ali Drive in Grand Blanc.

Volunteers are needed to visit patients in their home, provide companionship, offer respite for caregivers, assist with transportation to and from appointments, write letters, read to patients, and help with light housework duties or handyman jobs.

The 12-hour training focuses on the hospice philosophy, developing listening skills, gaining awareness of feelings regarding death and dying, patient care, spiritual care and bereavement.

Those interested in volunteering are asked to call Genesys Hospice at 810-636-5021.

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