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HopeHealth Honors Veterans

Veteran-to-Veteran Support

Veterans share a unique culture yet have different experiences that can greatly impact their journeys. To meet this need, our veteran volunteers offer understanding, companionship and support to other veterans. 

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Veteran Pinning Ceremonies

HopeHealth's pinning ceremonies honor our hospice patients' service to their country. During the ceremony, veterans can share their experience with their families as we present them with a special pin and certificate.

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Virtual Veterans Pinning Ceremony

We are profoundly grateful for the service of our veterans to our country. HopeHealth honors and recognizes veterans through a pinning ceremony that distinguishes and honors those who faithfully served in the U.S. armed forces. It is our privilege to share this ceremony virtually in gratitude for your great personal sacrifice that enabled our nation to be free.

If you have any questions about facilitating a ceremony, please email

A final salute: the grace and dignity of hospice care for veterans

Frank Hopkins of Rhode Island is a proud U.S. veteran. The former Navy medic served his country in the 1970’s before going on to a career in nursing and hospital administration. After retiring in 2018, Hopkins joined HopeHealth as a veteran-to-veteran hospice volunteer. He felt inspired to join a hospice organization after seeing how hospice helped his uncle, Leo, in...

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