Have a Tough Discussion This National Healthcare Decisions Day

In light of National Healthcare Decisions Day (Tuesday, April 16), EveryStep urges families to take the often difficult first step in talking to their loved ones about their healthcare wishes at the end of their life. EveryStep offers free advance directive packets to help start the conversation

Supportive Sisters: Amanda the Panda Volunteers Ashley & Rachel Rinehart

When Ashley Rinehart decided to join her high school's school-to-work program in the spring of 2018, she knew exactly where she wanted to complete her internship: EveryStep Grief & Loss Services' Amanda the Panda program. Soon after, older sister, Rachel, 21, was quick to volunteer, as well.

Assisting Her Peers: EveryStep Senior Companion Volunteer Sue Lyons

At 77 years old, Sue Lyons knows how to keep herself busy: volunteering. Back in 2015, Lyons was volunteering at the senior center in Johnston when she learned about EveryStep's Senior Companion volunteer program.

Providing Companionship: EveryStep Hospice Volunteer Janell O'Connor

EveryStep Hospice volunteers provide support, companionship and hope to those facing life-limiting illnesses. That's exactly what Janell O'Connor and therapy dog, Conrad, do.