Chaplaincy Health Care Summer 2019 Newsletter

Summer weather may be just around the corner but our Summer newsletter just arrived and is chock-full of information. Our 2018 Annual Reports highlights the impact of our work and the tremendous role volunteers play throughout the agency. There’s also some dates and events you’ll want to mark on your calendar. We hope you’ll stop...

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Chaplaincy Health Care Welcomes Daniel Lipparelli as Director of Development

[siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] Chaplaincy Health Care is proud to announce and welcome Daniel Lipparelli as the Director of Development. Daniel will be managing all aspects of fundraising, development and philanthropic support, as well as, developing strategic and annual plans for the development department. “We are really excited to have Daniel join our team,” said Gary Castillo,...

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Frail is Not a Four-Letter Word

by Tim Ledbetter, D.Min, BCC Chaplain Supervisor, Chaplaincy Health Care There is a stage of life that may be dreaded more than the conclusion of one’s existence. It is that period of time when one finds him or herself becoming, in a word, FRAIL. Few people like that word; however, when a story is told...

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Planning for the Future – Your Decisions Matter

Planning is a part of life. There’s excitement in looking toward the future – college, career, a home, vacations – these are all instrumental components of life that are planned. Even still, after we have successfully accomplished educational goals, career milestones, we look forward to retirement and the enjoyment of the life we can live....

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Art is Healing

For hundreds, maybe even thousands, of years, artists have used their art to express human despair, find meaning in life and transcend their own emotional struggles. Even the most world-renowned artists have found relief from fears, anxiety, depression and found a new meaning in life through their artistic expression. Twentieth-century realist painter and printmaker, Edward...

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Chaplaincy Health Care Spring 2019 Newsletter

Our Spring Newsletter is here! Tim Ledbetter, Chaplain Supervisor, sheds light on a dreaded stage of life: frailty. Read Ledbetter’s article to better understand how to respond to frailty with skillful compassion and patient empathy. Plus, save the dates for our upcoming events. Looking to volunteer? There are many opportunities to use your skills at Repeat...

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A Race in Honor of Cork’s Place

[siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] Jeff Kissel of Richland, WA has two goals to meet on April 27. One is to complete the 2019 Eugene Half-Marathon in Eugene, Oregon; the second is to raise $100 for each mile he runs so he can donate it to Cork’s Place, Chaplaincy Health Care’s grief program for children, teens and their...

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Updated: Winter Storm Closure Information

Due to continual Winter Storm conditions Chaplaincy Health Care is implementing the following service modifications and closures for Thursday, February 14th. Hospice – We continue to accept referrals, intakes and admissions. In-Home Hospice: We are available 24/7 and are committed to getting to our patients no matter what the road conditions are. Patients and families...

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Winter Storm Closure Information

Due to Winter Storm conditions Chaplaincy Health Care is implementing the following Emergency Action Plan for Monday, February 11th and Tuesday, February 12th. In-Home Hospice: In-home visits for Monday 2/11 and Tuesday 2/12 will be rescheduled. Emergency needs will be addressed as soon as possible. Patients and families please call your RN case manager directly...

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Support for Grief this Winter

Some choose to attend a group soon after a loss, while others may wait years. Wherever you are in the healing process, Chaplaincy Grief Care is there to help. We invite you to come and join others who are on the same journey. We offer a handful of drop-in groups, one-time classes, and 10-week support...

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