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An Honor Flight

February 10, 2015

Carl always wanted to go on an Honor Flight to Washington, D.C., but was unable to travel. So, the Honor Flight came to him. His care team and some creative volunteers…

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A Day to Remember

February 10, 2015

Tanya’s dream was to marry the love of her life, but only if her family could be around her. Her very large family was in Arizona, but she was not…

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My Kingdom for a Horse

February 10, 2015

The connection with animals is unique in our experience. James is a lifelong horse lover residing at Village Shalom and one of our volunteers knew exactly what would make his day.…

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Eddie the Dog Brings Comfort

February 10, 2015

Eddie and his owner Janice are frequent volunteers at the Kansas City Hospice House™ where Eddie feels right at home. Patients and families alike take comfort from this little dog…

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Welcome to the Passages Blog

December 22, 2014

Welcome to my first blog post!  Since this is a new form of expression for me, I must admit to slight first-time jitters.  I imagine that many of my clients…

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Dustin Eskie’s Story

November 14, 2014

It all began when our 20 year-old son, Dustin, attended a retreat in the fall of 2012. The retreat staff notified us that Dustin was experiencing some unusual and severe headaches that needed attention. Upon further investigation, those headaches indicated a stage four pineal glioblastoma brain tumor, and Dustin’s condition was inoperable.

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99 Years Young

November 4, 2014

by Barbara Dooley I knew Mary less than 18 months. I met her in the winter of 2013 when I prepared her taxes. I was struck by her vibrancy, intelligence,…

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