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Blog: Stories and Insights

The Joy of Family

Due to COVID-19 restrictions Edilia O’Hara’s large family couldn’t be at her bedside during her stay at The Samaritan Center at Voorhees. But, they, and our staff, certainly found a way to let her know they were present.

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40 Year Anniversary Marked with Accomplishments

A Special Message from President/CEO Mary Ann Boccolini This year, we celebrate 40 years of caring for the community. Over the last 4 decades, you have invited us into your homes, opened up your lives to us, and allowed us … Continued

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Easing the Strain of Serious Illness through Palliative Care

Read about how palliative care helped Bob live life to the fullest while dealing with serious illness.

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A Vietnam Veteran’s Humble Story

“I am honored to have been able to serve” said Thomas A. Richards, Vietnam War Veteran and Samaritan patient. Thomas A. Richards, or Tom, shared these words with the room during his Samaritan Honors Veterans ceremony.

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Campbell’s Soup Collector Forgoes Chemo; Chooses Hospice

“I had said all along I didn’t want to do chemo,” Betty says. “On the drive home from the doctor, I asked my daughter if I was selfish to refuse treatment. She, and my two other children, said it was up to me.”

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A Reflection: The Impact of Nurses

Celebrate the impact nurses make on the community through a personal story from Mary Ann Boccolini.

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Samaritan Golf Tournament Rescheduled

Tournament rescheduled for Monday, October 5 to help ensure the health and safety of all of our golfers, sponsors, volunteers, and employees.

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Advanced Care Planning during the COVID-19 Pandemic

It is more important now than ever that we know what our loved ones want at the end of life. Learn about advance care planning, living wills, and POLST.

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Vinita Ganju

Achieving Moksha: The Intersection of Faith and Volunteering

Read more about why Dr. Vinita Ganju gives her time to Samaritan and why she thinks conversations about end-of-life care are important.

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Peggy Morgan Gala

Compassionate Hospice Care Inspires Volunteerism & Philanthropy

Read more about why Peggy Morgan gives her time to Samaritan and why she thinks Five Wishes is an important legal document.

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