Why I care . . .

Robin Camrin joins the Caring House board

Robin Camrin joins the Caring House board

Robin Camrin is now a member of the Caring House board of directors. Robin is a Southern California native, never straying far from her Long Beach roots. She has lived in South Redondo Beach since 1997. Robin has worked in administration at Torrance Memorial Medical Center for the last 31 years . She currently holds the(…)

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Ellen Gorbunoff joins the Caring House board

Ellen Gorbunoff joins the Caring House board

Ellen Gorbunoff was just elected to the Caring House board of directors. Ellen and her family have lived on the Palos Verdes Peninsula for 40 years. A registered nurse for 45 years, Ellen has worked locally at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance Memorial Medical Center and for the last 20 years at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical(…)

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Sister Terrence Landini cares

Sister Terrence Landini cares

We had a wonderful visit with Sister Terrence Landini, LCM, at Caring House last Wednesday. Her 90-minute stay included not only a thorough tour of our home but a wide-ranging conversation with Karen Hlavaty-Pearson (our resident care manager) and Barbara McAuley and Pat Simonetti (both nurse volunteers). The Little Company of Mary Sisters is an international congregation of women religious who(…)

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Mary and Peace

Mary and Peace

At 8:15 am on Sept 23 (2013), in Syracuse, NY, Mary died. Throughout her life, Mary sought and brought peace. When any of her five children squabbled with each other, she helped sort it out and restore peace. When she and her husband disagreed, she worked it through and maintained peace in the home. At(…)

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Is there a nurse in the house?

Is there a nurse in the house?

Calling all Nurses Whether you’re an RN or an LVN. Whether you’re working, not working or even retired. Whether you have an active nursing license or not. Caring House would love to have you involved in our work, as part of our nurse volunteer team. If you are looking for a rewarding way to use your nursing(…)

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Why I care about the work of Caring House — Patty Long

Why I care about the work of Caring House — Patty Long

From our continuing series of messages from supporters telling why they care about the work of Caring House. Why I Care . . . I care because I want my community to have, A place that will care for me, my family members, friends and others with respect, dignity and love at end-of-life. A place that will(…)

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Sue and Tobiah serve pizza and Caring House

Sue and Tobiah serve pizza and Caring House

On March 13, Caring House supporters Sue and Tobiah Scott brought dozens of friends together at their Rancho Palos Verdes home to tell them more about Caring House. Easily overcoming the Friday the 13th taboo, the party was not only fun, it was a great fundraising and friend-raising event. All attendees learned more about the(…)

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Why I care about the work of Caring House — Katherine Ward MD

Why I care about the work of Caring House — Katherine Ward MD

From our continuing series of messages from supporters telling why they care about the work of Caring House. Why I Care . . . As a geriatrician and a palliative care physician working with many patients at the end of their lives I know that hospice offers a great service that provides hope to the dying. But hospice(…)

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Why I care about the work of Caring House — Dana Hodgdon

Why I care about the work of Caring House — Dana Hodgdon

This continues our series of messages from supporters telling why they care about the work of Caring House. Why I Care . . . I have three main reasons why I care. First, it’s because most healthcare facilities are not set up to care for people in their last days. And I have seen that the results(…)

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