When facing loss and the grieving process, feeling a sense of community is essential. Being grounded and cared for by those around us can make the profoundly complicated, painful time a bit easier. The people who surround us can help us to continue living, to maintain our health, and to find hope.
This month, Regional Hospice welcomes Robert Bedoukian of Danbury, Connecticut to the organization’s volunteer Board of Directors. As President of Bedoukian Research, Inc, an international supplier of fragrance and flavor ingredients, Bedoukian is a skilled leader and dedicated chemist.
As Vice President of Communications and President of Global Giving at Linde, Lisa Esneault has more than 25 years of experience in driving organization change and business results through development and execution of strategic communication.
John Capilli began a relationship with Regional Hospice when his wife of 23 years, Patti Collins Capilli, became a patient at the Center for Comfort Care & Healing in Danbury.
Volunteers Judy Rickert and Yan Hurlbut have helped spread the call for handmade face masks to help protect the RH community—and have helped us collect hundreds upon hundreds of masks in our fight against Covid-19.
Our dynamic development group has had to pivot due to Covid-19, moving from in-person events to virtual fundraisers. While we are hard at work, we wanted to introduce you to the RH Development Team!
Regional Hospice has come into Josephine Simkos' life at the most unexpected times allowing her to give back to her community with her passion for running and to grieve the passing of her son.
If you’ve walked through the front doors of RH, you might have seen Dan and Lindie Bacon behind the lobby desk. For the past six years, the two have been volunteering their time to make patients and families feel warmly welcomed as soon as they arrive.
Ellen Raspitha has been a volunteer at Regional Hospice for over 22 years. For the last four years, she has volunteered over 300 annual hours and earned a “Silver Level” President’s Volunteer Service Award.