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Paul Pepper: Jackie Reed and Deb Portell, Caring Hearts and Hands of Columbia

When might you transition end-of-life care to Caring Hearts and Hands of Columbia? Co-founder JACKIE REED says it's more or less when caregiver fatigue sets in. "There's a point where a person can't be left alone and they need a lot more care." Board member DEB PORTELL can speak from personal experience: "everyone deserves to die with dignity." July 22, 2022

Travis McMillen is the senior media producer at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute. For KBIA, Travis oversees production of "The Daily Blend w/ AC."
Paul Pepper was a fixture on the mid-Missouri airwaves from 1969 until his retirement in 2023. He started hosting Radio Friends with Paul Pepper for KBIA-FM in 2009 after a remarkable 40-year on-air career at KOMU-TV.
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