Entries by Wendy Shumaker

Honoring Our Veterans

It is Homeland’s privilege to say “thank you” to all of America’s veterans.                   We honor the sacrifices made, appreciate the protection of our rights and freedoms, and are grateful for the services and aid that is provided to those in need. Events to celebrate and…

A Social Workers Role at End-of-Life

by Laurie Bassler, MSW, Homeland Hospice I have an uncle who asked me “why anyone would want a social worker present when their loved one is dying?” Typically, a social worker’s job is to assist with concrete needs, like helping to ensure a loved one is in a safe environment…

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…