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
Armand shares with hospice chaplain Mary the meaning of Ramadan and the challenges of coming together as a community in person during COVID and shares his sorrow at the death of his mother and how he bakes to remember her.
Scott Acord (58) interviews his colleague Kris Gould (58) about her childhood, moving to New York City and her experiences on September 11th.
Therese and Kurt tell how they met 34 years ago and how they both became math teachers and the importance of the Christian faith and family.
Jo shares about the beautiful relationship she has with her daughter Kaylea who died in a tragic accident six years ago.
Susan K Brandenburg Giboney (58) and Megan Managhan (24) talked about Susan's mission trip to McAllen, Texas.
Nathan Buck, Providence Volunteer Program Supervisor, has an in-depth conversation with Therese Lewandowski, about his spiritual journey from being a midwest, gay alter boy in a Catholic school to an openly gay, happily married manager for a Catholic organization. Nathan...
Frank age 98 on Providence Hospice, of Dutch Indonesian heritage born in east Indies shares reflections with his son Frank who lives with his father about serving in the Dutch Indonesian army and being a prisoner of war for three...
Ligia and Kira, RN's with Providence Elderplace, share why they chose nursing, what keeps them loving the profession and working at Providence. They talk about how they coped with the challenges and anguish of Covid19 as well as supporting staff...
conversation between long term friends who met in college. One has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer for 6 years and how it has changed her life.
Stephanie Williams (59) interviews her colleague and friend Sherry Hayes (61) about her long career as a nurse, hers many years working at Providence and how she takes care of herself and others.
Jen Little-Reece (50) shares stories with her partner Terran Williams (36) about her work as an oncology nurse and her experiences with patients and death and dying.
Mary Fox (64) speaks with her mom, Bonnie Joyce Ross (91) about her memories of growing up in Portland during WWII, her experiences in foster care and raising a family of her own.
Karen and Rick sit to discuss the early days of hospice care and how far it has come in the last 40 years.
Nathan talks to his mom about her history growing up in Chicago in a Polish immigrant family and her relationship with her grandmother, being witness to her death and later in life her perception of being a single mother raising...
RN Beth Gafur (56) interviews her fellow hospice nurse Anna Seaver (67) about how personal bereavement with loss of young son, Randy, led to her nursing career. They discuss learning from their experiences of end of life care.
As her time at Providence nears its close, Sabrina reviewed her 21 year career with Providence, as a student in the CNA program, CNA, nursing student, nurse, and the Director of Nursing almost entirely at the Providence Benedictine Nursing Center...
Nathan Buck (43) interviews his colleague James McAvoy (57) about his journey to becoming an RN and his experience being attacked for being gay.
Fred shared life stories and adventures growing up and working on a farm. Interviewed by his daughter Sarah.
Lorriane Marais (69) speaks with her son Jake Marais (41) about her experiences as an activist under apartheid in South Africa and her hopes for healing and and end to racial injustice in America.
Susan Miller-Josselyn (46) talks with her husband Keith Josselyn (51) about his upbringing and his relationship with his grandmother, Carol.
Two former Hospice Gorge doctors sharing their experiences and things they learned working in Hospice and Palliative Care.
Mary Beth Weaver (56) speaks to her friend Mark Rozanski (52) about her youth as an Army brat, love of travel, her relationship with people, challenges of dementia and Alzheimer's and her personal spiritual journey
Jody Heaton (59) and Kitty Cannan (69) talk about Kitty's career as an oncology nurse. They first met when Kitty was Jody's mom's nurse.
Phil talks with Jen about his long career, and how his personal value of justice impacts all he does. They dicsuss racism, diversity, health equity and how he has grown over the years (and how Providence has grown).