Helping hands in hospice 

Meet the volunteers known as death doulas who serve those at the end of their lives


Aurora DeMarco, Jennifer McLaughlin, Kate Adamson, Beth Eck, and Laura DeVault are volunteer end-of-life doulas at Hospice of the Piedmont. If their patients “don’t accept that they are dying,” says McLaughlin, “you just help them get to a place of peace for them.” Photo by Eze Amos.

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