- Commentary: Walker’s budget calls for schools to stop reporting sexual assaults
- Wallace hopes for redevelopment expansion
- Teravainen makes instant impact on return to ‘Hawks
- Oregon mayor reacts to Exelon talk of closing nuclear plant
- GiGi’s benefit for Down syndrome, March 21
- What’s the future hold for Rose?
- ‘Hogs keep pace in tight Midwest
- Qatar continues to confound
- Meet John Doe: Keep public notices in print
- Commentary: Rauner’s minimum wage plan just more of the same from GOP
Beloit Regional Hospice offers volunteer training; deadline Jan. 17
BELOIT, Wis. — Join the growing team of more than 100 active volunteers for Beloit Regional Hospice from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturdays, Jan. 25 and Feb. 8, at the Beloit Regional Hospice office, 655 Third St., Beloit Wis.
This two-day informal and interactive training will answer questions about the end-of-life process, how to talk to the dying, hospice philosophy, pain and symptom management, and spirituality.
In the words of a recently-trained volunteer, “The positive atmosphere of everyone, caring, loving, helping, this was very eye-opening, because my first impression was hospice care is death, but it is hope and life for people.”
Hospice and Transitions volunteers are essential to the array of services offered by Beloit Regional Hospice, and volunteers make their own schedules depending upon their availability. For this training, you must attend both days, and registration is requested, so call (608) 363-7421 or e-mail Sherrie Swanson, volunteer coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org by Jan. 17, 2014, to reserve a spot. A light lunch is provided both days. Learn more at www.beloitregionalhospice.com.
Posted Jan. 8, 2014