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Support Hospice Care

As west Georgia’s only community-based, nonprofit hospice provider, we work to extend our mission to every person in our community — regardless of ability to pay. To do that, we rely on community support, donations, fundraisers and more.

Volunteering with Tanner Hospice Care: We need you!

Our volunteers are what make Tanner Hospice Care truly special. Sometimes, what a patient in hospice care or his or her loved ones need isn’t a nurse or clinician — it’s companionship, someone to tidy up the kitchen or a ride to the grocery store.

We need volunteers to:

  • Call on patients at their home for companionship
  • Sit with patients to allow respite to caregivers
  • Assist with light household duties
  • Help with running errands

Hospice volunteers are a unique group of people who understand — often intimately — the important work that hospice does to help people live with dignity and compassion. Many of our volunteers have been touched by our services through their own loss of a loved one. 

We understand that hospice work isn’t for everyone, but for many, sharing your time and talents through Tanner Hospice Care is a meaningful way to give back to the community, support your neighbors and help patients and their loved ones alike.

Become a Volunteer

If you’re interested in volunteering with Tanner Hospice Care, please complete an online application and a member of our team will contact you to discuss your interest and how you can help. If you’d like to learn more, please contact our volunteer coordinator at 770-214-2355.

Donate to Hospice

We’re grateful to the companies, schools, organizations and individuals throughout west Georgia who have contributed financial support to our mission. Your donations help us provide the medical equipment, medications and staff necessary to help our neighbors live their last days with dignity. 

If you’re interested in hosting a fundraiser or making a tax-deductible gift in memory or honor of a loved one, please contact our colleagues at Tanner Foundation at  770-812-GIFT (4438).

You can also mail your tax-deductible gift to: Tanner Hospice Care | P.O. Box 1136 | Carrollton, GA 30112

 

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Blogs

Helping Loved Ones Resistant to Hospice Care
Helping Loved Ones Resistant to Hospice Care

Having a loved one nearing the end of life can be a difficult time for both the patient and their family members. Oftentimes, hospice care is recommended as a way to provide comfort and support during this difficult transition. However, some loved ones may be resistant to hospice care and may not understand the benefits it can provide. By understanding their fears and concerns, answering their questions and more, families can help their loved ones receive the care they need.

How to Choose a Hospice Provider
How to Choose a Hospice Provider

Choosing a hospice provider can be a difficult and emotional decision for families and patients. It is a decision that can greatly affect the quality of care the patient receives during their final days. With so many hospice providers available, it is important to know how to choose the right one for your loved one.

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