Entries by Wendy Shumaker

Volunteer David Sherman: Always watching out for others

When David Sherman retired from civilian service with the U.S. Navy, 150 people signed the framed picture of the facility where he worked for 41 years, attesting to the friends he made and the impact he had. Now, David can add “Homeland volunteer” to a life full of accomplishment, athletics,…

A Lifetime of Love: Carol and Joe Moomaw

Carol and Joe Moomaw of Mechanicsburg have known and loved each other all of their lives. As children they played together with Joe often pulling Carol’s ponytail to get her attention. The couple dated throughout high school with each going their separate ways after graduation. Some years later, Carol and…

I don’t remember you.

This article is re-posted with permission. We thank Gabrielle Elise Jimenez, hospice nurse, end-of-life doula, and conscious dying educator, for sharing her experiences at thehospiceheart.net blog. ________________________________ Several years ago, I was blessed to be at the bedside of an incredibly kind and generous man. Because of him I was…

Homeland HomeHealth Nurse Treats Every Patient Like Family

Employee Spotlight: Meet Kerstie Keebaugh Kerstie Keebaugh, RN Case Manager for Homeland HomeHealth, likes life in a small town. Growing up and living in Middletown, Kerstie has a close network of family and friends as well as extended links to acquaintances of her family. When visiting patients, Kerstie often hears…

A Home of Hope for 155 Years: The History of Homeland

  The Civil War (1861-1865) took our country through some of its darkest days as states and families found themselves on opposite sides of the fight. When the war ended on April 9, 1865, our country had lost more than 620,000 soldiers with countless others scarred with injuries rending it…