AMR helping sick and elderly people get home for the holidays

LAS VEGAS - For the sick and elderly, it can be even hard to find a way to make it home to their family during the holiday season.

An annual program called Home for the Holidays by American Medical Response is making the difficult task a reality for locals looking to see their loved ones. 

With only a short commute, AMR drove John Henry Webb to his sister’s home just in time to catch the family chef put the finishing touches on all the Thanksgiving fixings.

"She's one of my favorite cooks," Webb said. 

Webb’s sister Jacqueline Brown said she's thankful for the AMR’s help to bring her brother home so he can take his seat around the family table for the holiday feast.

"It's a day that you're giving thanks for all things that you've been blessed with throughout the year and the upcoming years," Brown said. 

Brown added gathering together for Thanksgiving is a closely held tradition for the family and one which is not complete without her brother. 

"Understanding that we still do care about him and we want him to be part of the family," Brown said.
 
With bellies full of food, it's one home that's full of gratitude.

"I'm really just overjoyed at being with my family," Webb said. 

AMR is now accepting requests for patient transport for Christmas.


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