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Vet-to-Vet Cafés in Veterans Hospice

Posted by Amedisys on Nov 9, 2018 3:53:38 PM

A simple coffee hour can make a big difference to veterans in hospice care. No one knows this better than volunteer coordinator Cynthia Robotham and bereavement coordinator Judy Hunter from Beacon Hospice, an Amedisys Company, in Hyannis, MA.

Each month, they coordinate a Vet-to-Vet Café at nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities and other long-term care centers in their area. The event is open to all veterans, not just Amedisys patients.

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Veterans Hospice Pinning Ceremony for War Hero

Posted by Amedisys on Nov 6, 2018 11:33:41 AM

On September 3, 2018, the veterans hospice care team from Beacon Hospice, an Amedisys company, in Portsmouth, NH gathered with his family to honor Chief Warrant Officer Richard F. LaBranche. He completed 22 years of faithful service in the United States Army and United States Navy. Richard served on active duty with the U.S. Navy for 16 years, starting in 1950. He was stationed in various locations including Naval Intelligence at the Pentagon. He then transferred to the U.S. Army where he finished his career, retiring in 1972.

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