On this Veterans Day, I am excited to tell you about a newly launched Silver Lining program to celebrate and honor our veterans.
As many of you know, I have been involved with the Santa Barbara-based, nationally-serving Dream Foundation for-what seems like-ever. As a hospice nurse, the organization is incredibly near and dear to my heart – because it provides people and their families with wishes at the end of their lives. Seriously amazing. And wonderful. It is the ONLY national dream-granting organization for adults.
Dream recipients are those individuals who have been given a year or less life expectancy. Dreams range from basic needs items, like a working stove, to bedside reunions and meaningful experiences with children and loved ones.
Dreams for Veterans is a new program of Dream Foundation. Its mission is to serve terminally ill veterans and their families through the fulfillment of a final dream. Having learned the importance of acknowledging veterans, honoring their service and sharing their personal ...