Local Hospice Volunteer Receives Recognition In River Edge, New Jersey

Mimi Fader Receives Top Volunteer Recognition for Dedicated Service During National Volunteer Week

RIVER EDGE, N.J. – The Life Choice Hospice program serving River Edge and the surrounding areas is proud to recognize Mimi Fader and all hospice volunteers during National Volunteer Week April 12-18 for providing companionship, support and dignity to hospice patients and their loved ones. Life Choice Hospice is part of the Hospice Compassus family.

“We are proud to recognize Mimi for her efforts to honor life and offer hope to individuals facing a life-limiting illness by supporting them with compassion, integrity and excellence,” said Colleen Swick, Executive Director for Life Choice – River Edge. “Mimi’s positive attitude and contributions make her a dedicated member of our team, and we are fortunate to have her as a volunteer.”

“Volunteers help make our mission a reality here at Life Choice,” said Dr. Pradip Shah, Medical Director of Life Choice – River Edge. “This National Volunteer Week, we are pleased to honor Mimi for going above and beyond, showing a dedication to her patients and their families. She is kind hearted and is always there to listen and share a smile. I want to thank her and all of the volunteers on our team for their true dedication to our patients and families.”

According to the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, there are an

estimated 400,000 trained hospice volunteers providing more than 19 million hours of

service to hospice programs each year. Hospice volunteers add to the care provided by physicians and other hospice staff by bringing companionship to people in the final months and weeks of life, providing respite to families and caregivers, and supporting the administrative responsibilities of hospice programs.