Nancy’s Stories of Impact

More Gestures that Leave an Impression

I recently wrote of how the small gestures volunteers make can have a positive cultural impact, and are often greatly appreciated by our overseas hosts. Dr. Anne Zink was volunteering... Read more

Small Gestures, Big Impressions

For the last few months, I have shared several stories from volunteers over the years about the impact that small behavior changes have made: proper positioning of infants, hand washing... Read more

Points of Light: The Legacy of Our 41st President

As the country observes the passing of President George H. W. Bush, I would like to remember one of his enduring legacies, the Daily Points of Light Award.  President Bush... Read more

Positioning for Life

I’ve shared with you how small changes in behavior can have a significant impact. Another of those behavior changes was related to me by Kathy Clark, a pediatric physical therapist.... Read more

Small Changes, Large Impact

Sometimes, when we think of making a difference in health care, we think of major changes – introducing new technology or surgical skills. What we often forget are the small... Read more

A Royal Volunteer – Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone is Transforming

Volunteering with HVO is an opportunity to go a bit outside your ‘comfort zone.’  Every volunteer, of course, defines his/her own comfort zone and experiences the challenges in his/her own... Read more

Stories of Impact – Judith Canfield-Henry, PT, MSEd, EdD

As we celebrated HVO’s 30th anniversary, I heard a number of stories, and recalled many more. Over the next year, I’d like to share some of my favorites with you.... Read more

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