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100th Birthday Celebration

Apr 15, 2019
Our ward, Flo, had a 100th birthday this month!  Her guardian, Char Brumbaugh made sure Flo had an extra special day!  According to Char, “She seemed to have a wonderful time at the Olive Garden and quite a surprise upon our return with...

Nursing Home Bill of Rights

Mar 27, 2019
Any person requiring nursing home care should be able to enter any nursing home and receive appropriate care, be treated with courtesy and enjoy continued civil and legal rights. As Volunteer Guardians, we are advocates for our wards in...

Maybe There’s No I in Team, But There is an M and an E.

Feb 25, 2019
Each volunteer makes up an integral part of the Volunteer Guardian Program team. Our volunteers are diverse, bringing their own unique experiences, knowledge, and perspectives to the program.  They also bring a recognition that it takes...

Volunteering: A Great New Year's Resolution!

Jan 07, 2019
The new year has just arrived!  For many of us, turning the calendar to 2019 means making a fresh start and taking the opportunity to think about what we want to accomplish in the coming year.  In contemplating your resolutions, I ask you...

Gratitude for Our Volunteers

Nov 21, 2018
At this Thanksgiving time of year, we often reflect on what we are grateful for in our lives. Our volunteers are certainly near the top of our lists this year. Over the past year, we have seen first-hand the tremendous impact our...

Compassion: The Heart of the Volunteer Guardian

Nov 01, 2018
A characteristic that makes our volunteers so exceptional is their compassion! But what exactly is compassion? According to Roget's Thesaurus, compassion is "Sympathetic, sad concern for someone in misfortune." Compassion is forefront for...

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