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Video tour shows our house become a home

In this 2:27 video, you drop in from the sky to Caring House and our neighborhood. Once inside, you tour the house and rooms. Then you meet residents, staff and volunteers, and see our house become a home. You then soar away, before receiving a final energetic volunteer wave goodbye. We thank Carey Fujita of TheSouthBayDrones.com Aerial(…)

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Meet Jerry Hilborn

Jerry Hilborn has come to live with us at Caring House. We’re honored. Jerry was born in Hollywood, CA, the eldest of three children of Frank and Elsie Hilborn. He grew up in the Los Angeles area and attended Washington High School. He attended El Camino Junior College and UCLA, and earned enough credits but did not graduate.(…)

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Meet Ron Fechter

Ronald Ray Fechter has come to live with us at Caring House. We’re honored. Ron was born in Hartley, Iowa, where he spent his early years living on a farm with his extended family. At age 8 or 9 he moved to San Diego with his mother and his older brother and sister. After high school in(…)

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Volunteers provide $127,769 gift

Fifty-six Caring House volunteers teamed to give more than 5,400 hours of their time and energy in 2016. That’s more than 14.8 hours per day, seven days a week. In dollar terms, that’s a $127,769 combined gift in support of Caring House residents and loved ones (based on Independent Sector’s $23.56/hour value of volunteer time in 2015).(…)

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Columnist Helen Dennis features Caring House

Syndicated columnist Helen Dennis has featured Caring House in her popular Successful Aging column. Helen is a nationally-recognized leader and sought-after speaker on issues of aging and the new retirement. Helen spent two hours recently at Caring House for a tour and discussion. The article she wrote after her visit gives an excellent sense of the mission and approach(…)

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Honor and Remember these twenty-two men and women

On Sunday, February 26, 2017, we gathered to publicly honor and remember twenty-two men and women. These men and women are the residents our staff and volunteers had the privilege to serve during our first year. A pioneer is someone who is among the first to explore something. And they not only explore, they show the way(…)

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Meet Art Ochoa

Arthur “Art” Ochoa has come to live with us at Caring House. We’re honored. Art was born in Durango, Mexico and at age two came with his family to Los Angeles. He’s the third of nine siblings born to Enrique and Maria Angela Ochoa, and family has always been a huge part of his life. Soon after arriving in Los Angeles(…)

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It’s our First Birthday!

On February 19, 2016 we welcomed our first resident and family. That’s the date that we started performing our mission to bring peace, comfort and support to men and women at the ends of their lives. So February 19, 2017 is the First Birthday of Caring House. Hundreds of volunteers, donors and other supporters from our(…)

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Looking for our Resident Care Manager Assistant

We are looking for a capable and compassionate Resident Care Manager Assistant for our six-bedroom home dedicated to end-of-life care. This person will assist our Resident Care Manager with the daily resident care operations of Caring House, including quality of care, admission of residents, care personnel, budget, and overall care-related administration. This is a part-time position (average 20(…)

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Meet Jose Urias

Jose Bautista Urias has come to live with us at Caring House. We’re honored. Jose and his sister Martha are the two children of Jose and Martha Urias. He was born in Mexico and grew up in Compton, and has lived in Lakewood, Long Beach and Torrance, CA. He attended Compton High School. First receiving his Bachelors degree(…)

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