Salute America’s Living Heroes

VITAS Healthcare Volunteer Flyer
Monday, August 12, 2019

VITAS® Healthcare wants to enlist your services to help veterans near the end of life. They looking for veterans of the armed services and others who want to honor and support our living heroes. All volunteers are trained to meet specific end-of-life needs of veterans to improve their quality of life.

VITAS wants you to:

  • Visit a terminally ill veteran
  • Drive and/or accompany a veteran to appointments, shopping and other events
  • Help a veteran apply for benefits or learn about available assistance
  • Help replace lost or stolen military medals by contacting appropriate agencies
  • Listen to life stories, even recording or videotaping a veteran’s reminiscences
  • Telephone veterans to ask how they are doing
  • Attend or plan activities celebrating veteran holidays and events
  • Educate veterans’ groups about hospice services by speaking at their meetings

For more information on VITAS volunteer opportunities please contact: 

Carissa Tipping
Volunteer Manager - Connecticut

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