Jeanelle Benek, the volunteer coordinator for Hospice Care of America in Beaufort and Hilton Head, stands with her guitar at Church of the Palms on Tuesday morning in Okatie after setting up for a bereavement workshop. Benek is a licensed music therapist and uses music in the bereavement workshops to help people.
Jeanelle Benek, the volunteer coordinator for Hospice Care of America in Beaufort and Hilton Head, stands with her guitar at Church of the Palms on Tuesday morning in Okatie after setting up for a bereavement workshop. Benek is a licensed music therapist and uses music in the bereavement workshops to help people. Staff photo
Jeanelle Benek, the volunteer coordinator for Hospice Care of America in Beaufort and Hilton Head, stands with her guitar at Church of the Palms on Tuesday morning in Okatie after setting up for a bereavement workshop. Benek is a licensed music therapist and uses music in the bereavement workshops to help people. Staff photo

For the dying, hospice volunteers offer solace, companionship and sense of peace

November 24, 2013 12:01 AM