Elizabeth Hospice to offer volunteer training

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Valley News - Health

TEMECULA – The Elizabeth Hospice invites individuals interested in helping adults and children impacted by serious illness and those grieving the death of a loved one to a free volunteer orientation session Tuesday, Jan. 28, from 1-2:30 p.m. at The Elizabeth Hospice office, 27720 Jefferson Ave., Suite 200, in Temecula. Attendees will learn about a wide variety of opportunities that are available throughout southwest Riverside County, including serving as a patient companion, providing caregiver respite, performing aromatherapy, sewing Cuddle Bears, officiating at veteran pinning ceremonies and much more. Information will be provided on both the application and training process.

Contact the Volunteer Department at (800) 797-2050 or send an email to volunteer@ehospice.org, to ensure a place at the volunteer orientation session.

The Elizabeth Hospice, a nonprofit health care leader, has been providing comfort and counsel to children and adults faced with the challenges associated with a life-threatening illness, and restoring hope to grieving children and adults who are feeling lost and alone. Since 1978, The Elizabeth Hospice has touched the lives of more than 100,000 people in the communities it serves by providing medical, emotional and spiritual support, regardless of patient affiliation or ability to pay. The Elizabeth Hospice is accredited by The Joint Commission and is a member of the California Hospice and Palliative Care Association and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. To learn more, call (800) 797-2050 or visit www.elizabethhospice.org.

Submitted by Elizabeth Hospice.