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A Simple Gift of Hospitality – Donate Today

A Simple Gift of Hospitality – Donate Today

What a difference you are making in the lives of our families! It seems so simple. I mean, it’s just a place to stay, right? …Well, not exactly: Here’s a story from one of our families: “When my wife and I first heard of the SECU Family House, we were actively looking for an affordable […]

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Melissa’s Musings: Give Thanks

Melissa’s Musings: Give Thanks

As I sit in my office working on a report, I stop and listen to the sounds and smell the aromas that “Make this  more than just a place to stay…” There is the sound of talking and laughter coming from the kitchen as a volunteer and a caregiver cook and bake, while a patient […]

Write a Card of Encouragement to a Family House Guest for #GivingTuesday

Write a Card of Encouragement to a Family House Guest for #GivingTuesday

Black Friday…Cyber Monday…#GivingTuesday   Help us kick off the giving season with a kind “Thinking of You” note to a Family House guest! What is #GivingTuesday? #GivingTuesday inspires  personal  philanthropy  and  encourages  bigger,  better  and  smarter  charitable  giving  during  the  holiday  season,  showing  that  the  world  truly  gives  as  good  as  it  gets.   The […]

How to Care for Your Caregiver, Part II

How to Care for Your Caregiver, Part II

November is National Caregiver’s Month! To honor and support your caregivers, consider more tips from author and patient Toni Bernhard in part two of this two-part series. To read part one, click here. 5. Encourage your caregiver to do things without you. Caregivers often feel reluctant to do things for themselves. I think this stems from […]

How to Care for Your Caregiver, Part I

How to Care for Your Caregiver, Part I

November is National Caregiver’s Month! To honor and support your caregivers, consider the following tips from author and patient Toni Bernhard in part one of this two part series. Mrs. Bernhard writes: My illness has been as hard on my caregiver-husband as it’s been on me.  I know how fortunate I am that he has […]