Hear Me Now is a storytelling program at Providence, created in partnership with StoryCorps. Hear Me Now’s mission is to give patients, loved ones, and caregivers a sacred space to share their stories and make healthcare more humane.
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All Providence Interviews
- Providence Home and Community Care 11
- Providence Hospice Portland 10
- Providence Institute for Human Caring 6
- Providence Home and Community Care Anaheim 5
- Providence Home and Community Care Northern California 5
- Providence TrinityCare Hospice 4
- Providence Mount St. Vincent 3
- Providence Alaska 1
- Providence Health & Services 16
- Providence Health & Services - CA Anaheim -St. Joseph Health HCC (2019-2020) 1
- Providence Health & Services - CA NorCal - St. Joseph Health HCC (2019-2020) 3
- Providence Health & Services - Mt St Vincent Seattle (2017-2020) 1
- Providence Health & Services - Portland HCC 2 3 more
Robert talks about meeting his wife, Ellen, in Hawaii where they both grew up. He also talks about what he has learned about himself to his marriage, being a father, being a social worker and now volunteer.
Jacky Glass (no age given) speaks with Michael Drummond (56) about her experiences with hospice and being a donor to TrinityCare.
Christi and Carrie share about some of the tender, joyful, healing moments of Camp Erin to provide a safe and loving place for children who have lost a loved one to be with other children and teens who are also...
Cathy Thomas (72) speaks with her niece and goddaughter Katherine "KC" McNaughton (22). Katherine shares how she became involved in hospice care as a volunteer and about her life and studies.
Mary talks about what brought her to chaplain work and the surprising gifts of remote visits and connection
Barbara talks about the losses and life experiences brought her to her career. She also talks about the types of grief.
George, WWII Veteran, shares about his adventures riding the rails across country as a teen and finding his way home to Tacoma WA again before joining the Navy. He shares about racial conflict aboard ship and an attempted mutiny.
Claudia Augustine (44) and Kirsten McClure (46) recall personal experiences volunteering with hospice and what drew them to the work.
Carlos' journey from working as an occupational therapist in a hospital to hospice care was an easy transition. As he began to look for work in hospice, Providence had decided to incorporate occupational therapy into hospice. Carlos shares some stories...
Chaplain Kevin Deegan was on service when Dr. Summits wife Jo was on hospice. He shares with Dr. Summit a private conversation he had with Jo. She was an artist and described her pain in colors and how most of...
Valerie Bleth-Sharp (51) interviews her mother Diana Martinez-Bleth (79) about her life's work as a nurse, her accomplishments, passions and loves.
Inese Heinzel (70) and Alison Leras (36), colleagues and friends, discuss creativity, curiosity and how each have impacted their life and work.
arents talk about entering their children in the Intergenerational Learning Center and its importance to them and their children.
Allan is the recipient of the 2021 nursing Leadership Award and a conversation ensues that provides Allan an opportunity to share his story and view on leadership, philosophy, nursing career, and discrimination towards being gay.
Liz, long time Providence caregiver reflects on her journey to become a social worker and how her spirituality has helped her serve hospice patients
Sarah and James shared stories of their careers, hospice and sacred encounters. P
Harriet Thompson (96) speaks with her friend and chaplain, Mollie Mana'o (44) about how they first met when Harriet had come into hospice, her recovery from cancer and their ongoing friendship.
Dr. Jeffery Ward reflects on his career as an oncologist and Hospice Medical Director with his colleague and friend, Chery Cline. Jeff then shares his journey after receiving a diagnosis of mucosal melanoma and now receiving hospice care as a...
Liz and Clarence discuss Clarence's career, faith and family. Through various challenges, including racism, Clarence shares how his faith has brought him through.
Dr. Summit talks with his friend, Dr. Komatsu about his work as a psychiatrist and his late wife Jo and their shared love of repairing carousel horses. They also discuss how they met when Jo was on hospice with TrinityCare...
Nanci speaks about her experience working at a retirement home for priests during COVID. She highlights the importance of building trusting relationships. the reciprocal nature of love, and importance of self-care.
Long time volunteer at The Mount and board member talks about years of volunteering as well as her experience with her son with Down Syndrome at The Mount
A history of how Hospice of the Gorge started as told by Dr and Jackie Wade.
Co-Workers Kenna and Solomon discuss Solomon's journey as a trans-man and how it relates to and influences his career as a hospice nurse.