Our Stories

  • Our Stories

  • Raymond

    My beloved wife received the most compassionate care from the Hospice team during the last few months of her life. I am so grateful for everything they did for her and for the support they still provide to me. We are the perfect example of what hospice does for both the dying and the living.

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  • Foley

    I am part of an interdisciplinary team (IDT) for Barnabas Health Hospice as a chaplain. Each of us, nurses, social workers, volunteers, home health aides and chaplain are always listening for simple ways to make our patients and families experience joy in the midst of life’s suffering. The chance presented itself in August when a lovely woman named Alice shared a wish with me.

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  • sonia

    For many people, the word "hospice" brings thoughts of death. But as Sonia Butler knows, hospice is also about living – and making the most of the time that's left.

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  • North Plainfield resident Virginia Wentworth knows firsthand the value of hospice – not only to the individual receiving care, but also to those acting as caregivers. That's why she became a volunteer with Barnabas Health Hospice and Palliative Care Center in West Orange.
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