No One Dies Alone Program

In 2006, when No One Dies Alone was losing its organizer, Signature Hospice stepped in to continue this important program. Since then, we have grown No One Dies Alone to include more than 150 volunteers serving 39 senior care facilities in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area.elderly person petting tabby kitten

Our No One Dies Alone volunteers compassionately hold a bedside vigil with residents or patients who are in their last 24 or 36 hours of life. The program supports a time when no more nursing is needed, but the loving presence of a compassionate individual is valued. Families are extremely appreciative of volunteers of No One Dies Alone for the assurance that their loved one won’t be alone during the final stages of life.

The program is available to all and is not dependent on the participation in a particular Hospice Program. Our volunteers receive end-of-life training and a compassionate bedside care kit, which includes soothing music, note cards to family, bible, book of poems, and more. Volunteers continually express how rewarding to serve in such a needed and cherished capacity is for them.

To learn more about scheduling a volunteer, or becoming a volunteer, please contact: Jim Pfeifer at 1-800-936-4756 or by email.