Stories of the Heart

Cooks Bring Comfort

When people are upset or  lonely they often crave “comfort food”. While the food may be different for each person,…

Living at Valley Hospice

Judy Doré was born and raised in Halifax. She married and moved to Avonport where she raised her two sons…

Sharing Linda Wheeler’s story

The Wheelers live in Berwick, Nova Scotia. We’d like to express our sincere gratitude to the Wheeler family for sharing…

Marcy MacPherson – Hospice Palliative Care Social Worker

NSHA Hospice Palliative Care Social Worker Marcy MacPherson BA, BSW, MSW, RSW. Growing up on a farm, Marcy had plenty…

The Joseph Family – Cementing a Father’s Legacy

When P.C. “Joe” Joseph passed away six years ago from a rare form of central nervous system lymphoma in the…

Fern Brydon, Manager of Hospice and Palliative Care

Fern Brydon has learned countless life-changing lessons through her years as Annapolis Valley’s manager of hospice, palliative and continuing care….

Janet Ness: A Memory Shared while Hiking for Valley Hospice

Long-time Valley Hospice Foundation supporter, Janet Ness first became involved in Hospice through her work with the VON Annapolis Valley,…