Kelly Roper

Kelly Roper

Kelly Roper is a contributing writer and topic expert with as well as an Editorial Assistant, and she has been with the company since 2006. She has more than 16 years' experience as a professional writer and editor and has covered a wide variety of topics.

Hospice Volunteer

Kelly is married to a hospice chaplain/bereavement coordinator, so it's only natural that she would wind up helping out as a volunteer. She is trained to visit with patients as well as help assist with various tasks at the office. She also helps out with the Bereavement department.

Volunteer Coordinator

In the past, Kelly worked as the Volunteer Manager of the Toledo chapter of Family Promise, a charity that helped homeless families get a fresh start in life. She carried out the initial intakes and background checks on families seeking to enter the program. She was also responsible for recruiting churches to participate in the program and helping them form teams from their congregations to host several families at each church for a week on a rotating basis. She was responsible for scheduling host weeks and keeping each volunteer team informed with pertinent info about each of the families they would be hosting.

You can visit her on LinkedIn and follow her on Quora.

Most Recent Contributions by Kelly Roper

Does Hand Sanitizer Expire? Fast Facts and Safety Tips

Washing your hands is your most effective defense against germs, but using hand sanitizer as a secondary step can help too if the product ha ... Read More

How Long Does a Tattoo Take to Heal? The 3 Healing Stages

Getting a tattoo is truly the highlight of the entire inking process. But you're not finished once you walk out of the shop door. You're jus ... Read More

How to Help a New Tattoo Heal

Your tattoo isn't finished the minute you get out of the chair. The healing process requires a delicate balance of support and proper afterc ... Read More

Symptoms of an Infected Tattoo

Getting a tattoo should be a celebration, a personal statement, and a thoughtful acquisition of permanent body art. To make sure that your e ... Read More

Very Pregnant Belly Gallery

Photos of Pregnant Bellies Every woman's body changes during pregnancy, and watching your belly blossom in those final weeks can be quit ... Read More

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Kelly Roper