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A Legacy of Support for Seniors By Cheyenne Knight
September 19 2018

Program coordinator Randy Detweiler discusses PALS’ place within Highmark’s larger mission of supporting seniors’ health.

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Delirium in Hospitalized Seniors: The Power of HELP By Nikki Buccina
May 9 2018

HELP volunteers are part of a program to prevent elderly patients from developing delirium during hospital stays.

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Compassionate Companions: Joy and Debbie By Emily Laubham
April 26 2018

Meet two of the special people behind a program that makes sure no one dies alone: Compassionate Companions.

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Compassionate Companions Make Sure No One Dies Alone By Bill Vidonic
February 12 2018

“No one should die alone” is the belief behind volunteer programs like Compassionate Companions at Forbes Hospital.

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PALS: Randy Detweiler’s 20 Years of Helping Seniors Help Each Other By Corey Florindi
June 16 2017

Randy Detweiler reflects on 20 years of helping Highmark PALS program volunteers to “lend a hand, touch a heart.”

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PALS Volunteer Spotlight: Kathy Taylor By Trish Imbrogno
August 8 2015

Meet Kathy Taylor, a retired university mathematics professor who has been a PALS volunteer since 2011.

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PALS: Volunteers Are Always Needed … and Appreciated By Trish Imbrogno
July 7 2015

Looking for a way to give back to the community? Consider helping Highmark Medicare members through the PALS program.

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