Our Tidewell Angel Program is an opportunity for our Hospice patients and caregivers to say “thank you.” The Angel Program is quite an honor- everyone does not receive this award. A philanthropic gift through the Tidewell Angel Program expresses their appreciation and extends the mission of compassionate care for all our patients and families. Jim Mangie, is six and a half year Army Veteran who served in the Korean war. He has volunteered at for the past 4 years with over 700 hours of service. He received the Presidential Bronze Service Award three out of four years. To learn more about this initiative please click here.
Genesis HealthCare Berkshire Center, Reading, PA: Level Four Partner
The Genesis HealthCare Berkshire Center reached out to their local Cub Scout troop in hopes of creating a new tradition of introducing our young boys to Veteran’s that are often forgotten, and attempting to create a bond. To learn more on how this was accomplished, please click here.
The Elizabeth Hospice, Escondido, CA ; Level Four Partner
The Elizabeth Hospice officiated a veteran pinning ceremony at a senior living facility that was featured on 10News San Diego; 36 Veterans were honored at this ceremony. The hospice is holding ceremonies at 12 assisted living centers between now and Dec. 7. Learn more.
Mesilla Valley Hospice, Las Cruces, NM; Level Four Partner
Mesilla Valley Hospice held a ceremonial planting of Johnny’s Cactus. Johnny’s Cactus is the legacy of John Milton Risner, a Vietnam soldier who had died in the war. A short animated docudrama is being made of Johnny’s Cactus by a New Mexico film maker, Mary Darling. To learn more about Johnny’s Cactus and the ceremony to celebrate John Milton Risner’s life, please click here.