It's a rare thing to find a story about a person's passing that can also be called life-affirming, but the story of Jordan Guernsey is just that. Diagnosed with Melanoma while in his late twenties, Jordan faced the greatest of challenges with bravery and grace.
Silverado Hospice had the honor of helping Jordan and his family at the end of his journey, and now we are privileged share his story.
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Generosity and giving were at the center of Jordan's heart. He dedicated boundless energy to helping the survivors of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, improving countless lives through recovery work and fundraising efforts.
To hear more about Jordan's philanthropy or to contribute, please visit the Caring House Project Foundation.
Jordan's wife Paola was his partner and great supporter during his fight against cancer, and she still carries on his legacy and message of hope through adversity.
Click here to see a video of Paola discussing her experience with Silverado Hospice.
In addition to spreading awareness by sharing stories like Jordan’s, you can show your support during the month of November — Hospice Awareness Month — by requesting a hospice month pin.
Having the right information about hospice can help make a difficult time smoother, so we've assembled a collection of tools and aids to assist patients and their families.
Click here for hospice FAQs and more.
Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States.
Click here to visit the CDC's skin cancer awareness page, featuring tips for prevention and facts about skin cancer.