This year, an estimated half million Americans will lose their lives to cancer, and three times that many will be diagnosed with this devastating illness. Cancer patients are parents and grandparents, children and cherished friends; the disease touches almost all of us and casts a shadow over families and communities across our Nation. Yet, today, we stand at a critical moment in cancer research that promises significant advances for patients … More
In honor of Volunteer Appreciation Month, LightBridge Hospice acknowledges their volunteers and the dedication and commitment they have to their patients and LightBridge! Thank you to all of our volunteers, we sincerely appreciate all that you do!
LightBridge recently hosted a Veteran honor ceremony at Solaris Senior Living. We had the privilege to thank a very special group of Veterans for their service and the sacrifices they made for our country. During our honor ceremonies we present pillows to the Veterans sewn from the uniforms of their military branch. If you have uniforms to donate to help support this project, please contact us so we can arrange … More
- Karen Ladner, David Oates to play active role in fulfilling the mission of LBHCF – SAN DIEGO – February 13, 2012 – The LightBridge Hospice Community Foundation (LBHCF) announced today the addition of two new members to its Board of Directors. The LightBridge Hospice Community Foundation has a passion for funding exceptional programs that enhance the end-of-life journey for patients and their families throughout San Diego County. “On behalf … More
The LightBridge Hospice Community Foundation (LBHCF) announces the addition of two new members to its Board of Directors. “On behalf of our Board of Directors, including Peg Eddy, Principal of Creative Capital Management Incorporated and Julie Sugita, California Licensed Professional Fiduciary, I am delighted to officially welcome these new members to the LightBridge family,” said Jill Mendlen, founder and president of LightBridge Hospice. “We’re so fortunate to have two distinguished … More
LightBridge Hospice & Palliative Care is the only hospice in California, and one of only 12 in the U.S. to meet stringent We Honor Veterans Partner Level 4 requirements in improving the care and support of Veterans. This program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), empowers hospice professionals to meet the unique needs of ailing Veterans. “As Veterans … More
LightBridge Hospice & Palliative Care has just attained Partner Level 4 in the We Honor Veterans program. To reach this pinnacle level, LightBridge focused on increasing access to and improving the quality of care Veterans received in the San Diego community. Many steps were taken, including increasing the integration of Veteran-specific education for staff and volunteers, evaluating the Veteran-to-Veteran Volunteer Program, developing resources to help our Veterans and their families’ … More
LightBridge Hospice & Palliative Care was honored with the 2011 Workplace Excellence Medallion Award for the second time in three years. We were privileged to stand alongside so many outstanding organizations that value their employees. LightBridge applauds our employees as true partners in caring. It is because of what each of us do that LightBridge has earned the reputation of being one of the preeminent providers of hospice and palliative … More
Watch this great story from San Diego’s NBC 7/39 News station. VIETNAM VET HONORED KNSD-TV 11-18-11 11pm
Tauna Austin, LightBridge’s very own Volunteer Program Manager, receives Kathy Shreves Hospice Volunteer Administrator’s Award. We are very lucky to have Tauna as part of our team! She is an integral part of our success with her leadership skills and ability to develop strong and meaningful relationships with other volunteer groups in the community. Of course, this is in addition to the positive spark she brings to those she makes … More
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