Angel Foundation assisting former police officer with Florida wish

By Kayleen Petrovia Marysville Journal-Tribune Jenn Dickerson was determined to do everything she could for her brother, Craig Nicol, while he battled cancer. She searched online for organizations that grant wishes for adults with terminal illnesses and was “totally surprised” to find The Angel Foundation. The Van Wert, Ohio-based non-profit affiliated with CHP Hospice, arranges wishes…

Bereavement Support Groups

A frequent question of those who’ve experienced loss is should I join a grief support group? While bereavement groups are generally positive, the decision to join one is unique to each individual. Each of us mourns death differently. Some people cope with their grief by themselves and do not want or need outside assistance, while others find…

Home Care is a Lifeline

For most people, home care is an out-of-sight, out-of-mind segment of our health care system. But for home care patients, it can be a lifeline. Mary Adams has received care in her Van Wert home off and on for eight years to help her manage several chronic health issues. This summer, Adams says, her home…

Becoming a hospice volunteer

Volunteers for any nonprofit cause bring their gifts of time and talent and selflessly give them to help others. Nowhere is this commitment more valuable and heartfelt than in hospice. Even at the end of life, there can be a lot of living to do. Hospice makes that possible by bringing care, compassion and hope to…