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WIFR TV in Rockford Highlights Respite Care Volunteers

JourneyCare has achieved national recognition for growth, innovation, community partnerships and best practices in caring for adults and children with serious illness. As part of our volunteer team, respite care volunteers provide caregivers a temporary relief from caregiving.

Thank you to WIFR TV Rockford for sharing how our volunteers are helped the Hubert family in Roscoe, Il:

Kelly Hubert spends a lot of her time at home caring for her daughter Livia, who is in need of constant care. “Kelly has several weekly obligations that require her to leave her house, but since she isn’t able to leave Livia alone, she relies on the support of volunteers from an organization called JourneyCare, who spend time with Livia while her family is away,” WIFR reports.

View the full story here: Local Organization That Provides Respite Care In Need of Volunteers

Also view WIFR TV Rockford’s interview with JourneyCare’s Director of Family Support Services Kathleen Recchia and volunteer Diane Wlezien to learn about being a volunteer and the many ways they contribute and make a difference in the lives of our patients and families.

If you would like to volunteer for JourneyCare, learn about opportunities and orientation dates, including those in the Rockford area, on our website.