Country singer Alan Jackson recently sent a message of hope to a Liberty HomeCare and Hospice patient after learning he had a super fan in Southern Pines.
To hospice patient Dean Ivey, Alan Jackson is more than just a country singer. He said he adopted Jackson as a brother long before he even won his first music award. He said he appreciates Jackson’s faith and family values and relates to him on many levels. He shared all this with medical social worker Donna Brock.
Brock reached out to Jackson’s team and told them all about Ivey. To her surprise, the team responded within 24 hours. They sent Ivey a T-shirt, new CDs, a baseball cap, an autographed photo and a heartfelt and sincere letter of appreciation thanking Ivey for his support and wishing him well.
Ivey felt overwhelmed by the gift. Through a smile and tears, he said, “You don’t know how much this kind and thoughtful gift means to me.”
When a person is placed in hospice care, it becomes incredibly important to celebrate ‘Moments that Matter’ with loved ones because every moment counts. This was one of those moments and everyone was thankful Jackson and his team made it possible.
Liberty HomeCare and Hospice Services is a division of Liberty Healthcare Management that specializes in home care, hospice care and palliative care. Based in North Carolina and established in 1875, Liberty Healthcare Management is an experienced, family-owned company that has been assisting seniors with their health care and residential needs for more than 145 years.