I have been volunteering at International Bird Rescue, in San Pedro, for five years. It never occurred to me that I would ever be able to touch a pelican, much less provide much of the care needed for one that had been injured or oiled.
Claudia Morales grew up the daughter of a Colombian artist, with paint brushes and pigments at her disposal at all times. She learned to always speak in color, with music, and in joy. She was drawn to use her art techniques to professionally integrate them into Social Work and therapy.
Julia Dodd, a Registered Nurse at Healing Care Hospice shared her insights on attending the Supporting Dignity at End-of-Life conference.
Volunteering alleviates loneliness and enhances our social lives—factors that can significantly affect our long-term health.
Healing Care Hospice staff are participating in a gift drive for the children of Families Uniting Families Foster Family Agency. Read Mary Artino's article to get the whole scoop.
With 10+ years in the Social Work Industry, Mary Artino has experienced many interactions with different fascinating people, learning about their hardships, life lessons, and perspectives. Read her article "Lessons From the Field" for more insight.
Thanksgiving is as much about gratitude is at is about turkey and cranberry sauce. And it turns out feeling thankful has some pretty potent effects on your health. Click the title for more info on the effects gratitude has on your health.
Wednesday November 15th, 2017 Healing Care Hospice in sponsorship with USC's School of Social Work and Nursing held our first annual End-of-Life Conference and it was a great success! If you missed out get some insights from one of our Registered Nurses that attended the conference, Amanda Johnson!