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68 FRIDAY, MAY 29 - MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2015 CAPE LIFE Hospice volunteer Peggy Dolby, assistant direc- tor of development for Sussex and Kent counties for Delaware Hospice Inc., told attendees at the April luncheon meeting of National Association of Federal Retired Employees they could make an impact on people's lives by donating the gift of their time to volunteer in one or more of Delaware Hospice's caregiving programs. Dolby said Delaware Hospice provides support to individuals opportunities presented and families coming to the end of their caregiving journey, and ~he said they welcome volunteers who help by sitting down and reading to hospice patients, plan- ning and staffing hospice public events, assisting Delaware Hos- pice's outreach to children who have lost a parent, grandparent or sibling, and numerous other support activities. Dolby explained that Delaware Hospice provides high-quality hospice and healthcare to patients and families in end- of-life situations. She said they offer dignity, peace and comfort during a per- son's final days. while providing high-quality hospice and health care services, and "serving as a trusted community partner in end of life education and sup- port." The organization operates the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, an altemative to hospital care, which she said combines state-of-the-art technology with specialized, expert care in a spa- cious and tranquil environment. She said they also provide sup- port and counseling services to the families of patients, provide educational outreach programs to the community, and offer other programs, such as Transitions, a program for the seriously ill who are not appropriate for tra- ditional hospice care. Dolby said they were enthu- siastic about the impact the T t J SUBMITTED PHOTO PEGGY DOLBY, assistant director of development for Sussex and Kent co~Jn- ties for Delaware Hospice Inc., spoke at the April 2015 monthly luncheoq of Coastal Sussex Chapter 1690 of National Active and Retired Federal Empl~oy- ees in Rehoboth Beach. Shown are NARFE Coastal Sussex Chapter President Larry Trombello, left, and Dolby. AAUW to hold book discussion June 4 AAUW Coastal-Georgetown Branch will hold a discussion of the book "The Boys in the Boat" from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Thursday, June 4, at Lewes Public Library. "The Boys in the Boat," by Daniel James Brown, tells the story of eight oarsmen and their coxswain and the hardships of the Great Depression in their pursuit of glory at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. ! The AAUW Coastal-Georl;e- town Branch sponsors an American Library Association National Book Discussion Grc up at Lewes Public Library on 1he first Thursday of every mot th. All readers are welcome. : For more information call Lhu- rel at 302-226-3773. Items ALWAYS in need: Kitchen Cabinets Refrigerators Stoves Washers / Dryers Ovens 302.947.1585 BLOW.OUT SALE ON IN-STOCK CARPET NEXT-DAY INSTALLATION ALL AREA RUGS 50% OFF BEAUTIFUL SHOWROOM FAMILY OWNED & OPERATED All carpet prices include: No Hidden Costs (Absolutely) Removal & Disposal of Old Carpeting • Furniture Moved & Put Back • Top quality 7/16 Rebond Padding • Mill Direct- High Quality Carpets • Fast, Beautiful Installations • Low, Very Reasonable Prices FINANCING•AVAILABLE! Open7 Days a Week Monday- Friday 10-5 Saturday 10-4 Sunday 10-2 FREE ESTIMATES AND SAMPLES On Route 24, Long Neck - in front of Giant. Sussex County Cape Gazette organization has had with the New Hope program, designed to help children ages 6-17 deal with grief issues before and after a loved one dies. i "We encourage retirees to con- tact us, go through our training program, and join our team of angels who provide support to families in their time of need," Dolby said. Any federal retirees interested in joining the Coastal Sussex chapter should email iRon or Carol Weber at rjw98@mchsi. com for information.