Client Partners with Hospice Savannah to Produce Caregiver Video

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Hospice Savannah, Inc., the community-based not-for-profit hospice founded in 1979, has partnered with Walker Media Management to produce a video for caregivers entitled “People with a Gift for Helping™.”

Hospice Savannah, Inc., the community-based not for profit hospice founded in 1979, has partnered with Walker Media Management to produce a video for caregivers entitled “People with a Gift for Helping™.”

In gratitude for the compassionate care extended to his mother by Hospice Savannah, Jeff Walker, owner of Walker Media Management, donated his time and expertise to film and edit the production. He explains that his mother was an extremely dignified, southern lady, and more than anything else, his family appreciated the dignity and graciousness extended to her by the hospice’s staff and volunteers. His goal is to educate caregivers about the extensive range of services available to them and their loved ones and to encourage them to call for help sooner rather than later.

The 12-minute video interviews several caregivers, including Mrs. Burl Womack who admits she was scared to call hospice as she “had always heard that hospice was for the end of the journey,” and a daughter who tries to dispel this and other misconceptions about end-of-life care commonly held within her own African-American community. She enthusiastically lists the many services she and her mother receive before finally exclaiming, “What more can I ask for?” Time and again, the message is to reach out for help much, much earlier as there is such a great deal of support available.

“Hospice Savannah: People with a Gift for Helping” can be viewed on U-Tube, Vimeo and at http://www.HospiceSavannah.org/Videos.

About the company:
A designated agency of the United Way of the Coastal Empire, not-for-profit Hospice Savannah, Inc. is the oldest and most recognized hospice in the Coastal Empire, serving over 200 patients every day in Chatham, Bryan, Effingham, Liberty and Long counties. More information can be found at http://www.HospiceSavannahHelps.org.

Hospice Savannah, Inc.provides the community with the best services and resources on living with a life limiting illness, dying, death, grief and loss.

Medicare, Medicaid and most private insurance will cover Hospice Savannah’s care; however, care is provided regardless of ability to pay. To start the process of receiving hospice care from Hospice Savannah at home, simply call the referral center at 912-355-2289.

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