Download the September 2012 issue of Sentara Community Benefits as seen in local Hampton Roads newspapers.
Highlights from this issue:
[Jumping eagerly into the workforce]
Robert "Joey" Petrie was a graduate of the Project SEARCH program that helps people ages 18-21 with disabilities gain job skills. He is now happily employed at Sentara CarePlex Hospital performing the same duties he learned during Project SEARCH. Read more about this program and how it benefits participants and our community.
[Feeling fortunate: "luck" is how you look at it]
Russell Keith Hendrick was out of work and without health insurance when he had a heart attack and had triple bypass surgery. Out of work and without health insurance, Russell could have been feeling anything but lucky. Instead he turned to Sentara Obici Hospital and Western Tidewater Free Clinic for medical care. He received financial assistance from the Sentara Financial Assistance Program. Read more about this program and how we help patients like Russell.
[Foundation Grant makes life "sweeter" at Union Mission]
Ronald Bascom lost is job earlier this year but found help and better health at the Union Mission, thanks to a grant from Sentara Health Foundation. Now Ronald works at the Union Mission and sings the praises of the Wellness Program that helps him treat his Diabetes. Read more about the Union Mission Wellness program and Sentara Health Foundation.
Read the previous online version of the June 2012 issue of the Sentara Community Benefits Report.