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Gibson Area Hospital’s Caring Connections Hosts Luau

Updated: Aug 23, 2023

(Gibson City, IL) The Caring Connections Program at Gibson Area Hospital recently organized a heartwarming Luau event for its patients, creating an atmosphere of joy, camaraderie, and pure Hawaiian spirit. The staff and participants went above and beyond, donning vibrant Hawaiian attire, complete with leis and grass skirts, to transport everyone to a tropical paradise right within the hospital walls. It was a testament to the program's commitment to fostering a holistic approach to healthcare, recognizing the significance of emotional well-being in the healing process.

The Luau was more than just a themed gathering; it was a day of fun and interaction. Patients and staff played an array of interactive games, bringing smiles and laughter to all. From hula dancing and other games, the event not only lifted spirits but also strengthened the sense of community within the hospital. It's moments like these that exemplify the power of programs like Caring Connections, showcasing the hospital's dedication to providing not only medical care but also emotional support and a nurturing environment for their patients. The Luau was a resounding success, leaving patients with cherished memories and a reminder that healing encompasses not just the body but the heart and soul as well.

Vicki Angstmann, Ammanda Waughtel

Vicki Angstmann



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