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
Gaile Edrozo (36) and her colleague Victoria Johnson (26) talk about mental health, working in healthcare, and GE's experience with depression. GE shares her mental health journey—from a conservative upbringing to seeking therapy—and shares advice on taking care of oneself.
Amy talks with Valerie about her long career as a PA for cardiac surgery and TAVOR program at Overlake, and how rewarding this career path has been.
Pam talks with her mom, Joanne, about experience and hardships in the Japanese internment camps during WWII.
Heather, Clinical Nutrition Manager with Providence Infusion and Pharmacy in Eastern WA and Oregon Talks about her not straight path into the role she has at present moment. Alternative nutrition support and how important it is for those who cannot...
Siblings, Darby and Sterling talk about life during COVID.
Victoria Johnson (25) talks with co-worker and friend Jeremy Edmonds (57) about their life experiences, work, and overcoming challenges.
Samantha talks with Scott about her miscarriage and the emotional impact.
Terra shares with colleague, Julia, how a series of doors kept opening and drawing her that led her to chaplaincy and hospice work. How she has found hospice work to be incredibly rewarding.
Jamie and Kate talk about their experience working in a SNF during the COVID pandemic. Includes stories of vaccinated residents testing positive after exposure by unvaccinated healthcare workers, and a plea for vaccination.
Dianna and Edie talk about where they met and the evolution of their careers. They discuss the surprise direction both careers have taken and the joy they have found.
When Jennifers brother died, she and her husband Mike took in his four kids who mother had died 6 yrs prior. This was a big adjustment for everyone, but 7 years in everyone seems to have adjusted. One of the...
Laura shares with Aimee stories of her mother’s caring, compassion, and love for others and how witnessing this has inspired Laura to continue to serve others in need. Laura and Aimee talk about serving and reaching out to communities whose...
Abebeck, a caregiver with PACE, talks with coworker Charlie about Fasika (Ethiopian Easter) and explains this special time in her culture. Also talks about the importance of neighbors, coworkers and participants.
Tran shares her experience of the loss of her premature girl, Bao An Pham Huynh shortly after birth. On the anniversary of her daughter's birth, she is taking the day off to honor her memory. She shares her gratitude for...
Ron McKnight (78) talks to Providence staff person Cara Aguilera (61) about growing up post-WWII in Missouri and Chicago, difficult childhood memories and being informally adopted by another couple. Ron also talks about his love of reading and reuniting with...
Dicki Franklin (71) and her friend and former colleague Linn Bartram (65) discuss their many years of friendship, their careers in nursing and working together in Home Health Care.
Tim shares his story of providing spiritual care in the context of disaster relief efforts. Providing support to those grieving, going through transitions, searching for ways to honor their loved ones. Carrying on the mission of the Providence Sisters in...
Nadine and Victoria talk about Nadine's leadership style and approach with her team of caregivers.
Carl and Debbie share some stories of Carl's early years, then their life together, married for 50 years. Debbie skillfully redirects Carl's answers when his memory is challenging him to recall details.
Aria Sequoia (69) speaks with her friend at Heritage House, William Munroe (82), about their different upbringings and life experiences, from parenthood to love to spirituality.
Lydia Mbiyu (34) shares with her sister and friend, Victoria Johnson (25), some of her childhood experiences and memories of cooking and food. Lydia also discusses how influential her mom and grandmother are to her.
Mother and adult daughter discuss daughter's daily life in South Korea during her young family's military deployment there, including adoption of two young Korean children.
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...
Ann Balthazor (36) and Stacy Younglove (42) interview their patient Lamar Price (21) about his experience with Providence Infusion Pharmacy.